Connectivity
Road
  • Andhra Pradesh is well connected through an extensive network of roads and railways
  • Total road length: 1,23,334 km covering length and breadth of the state
  • Roads density (km. of road length per sq. km.) = 0.77 (1.43 for India)
  • 1000 Km National Highway - 16, runs parallel to the coastline
Key Highlights
  • Ring road and radial roads in the state capital
  • Six/four/two lane inter-state connectivity
Road Category
Length (km)
National Highways constitute
4,302
State Highways constitute
7,255
Major district roads constitute
19,783
Other roads
91,994
Rail
  • Total Rail network of 2,660 km
  • Rail density (rail routes per 1000 km.) = 16.59 (20 for India)
  • All major stations in the state are well connected
  • State focused on doubling the electrification of existing railway capacity
Key Highlights
  • High speed rail from Visakhapatnam to Chennai
  • Metro rail projects in Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada-Guntur
Ports
  • Andhra Pradesh has 974 km of coastline dotted by ports as well as fishing harbours
  • 14 Ports with existing 250 MMT capacity
  • 3 Deep water ports at Visakhapatnam, Gangavaram, and Krishnapatnam
Key Highlights
  • Ports planned to be developed in Bhavanapadu, Narsapur, Ramayapatnam and Duggirajapatnam
Inland Water Ways
  • Inland Water Ways is the most economical way of transporting goods

Data for transporting 1 tonne of cargo

Waterways
Railways
Roads
₹0.5/km
₹1.0/km
₹1.5/km
  • 888 km of National Waterway network available in the state
Key Highlights
  • 27 locations identified as prioritized terminals by RITES
  • Estimated cargo traffic of NW-4 is 5MT by 2019; 10MT by 2029 and 20MT by 2059
Airports
  • Andhra Pradesh has three functional domestic and one international commercial airport. This is in addition to a naval airport at Visakhapatnam.
  • Visakhapatnam airport is the largest airport in the state and handles over 60% of the domestic traffic of the state
  • The total passenger traffic in the state stood at 1.48 million
Key Highlights
  • Green field international aerotropolis near Visakhapatnam
  • 5 Green field no frills airports (Kuppam, Dagadarthi, Oravakallu, Ongole and Tadepallegudem)

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