Doing Business in the United States
MARCH 21, 2019
Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and 11 uninhabited or sparsely inhabited territories, which are mostly small islands. has 5,054 airports, most of which have paved runways long enough to handle large jets and cargo planes. Cargo transportation in the U.S. has nine container ports, 11 cargo ports and 11 liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals. In 1776, 13 British colonies declared their independence and formed the United States.