Advanced infrastructure Northern Ireland has an excellent transport and communications infrastructure. This means that companies can easily do business with their customer base around the world. Transport The first-rate road network has minimal levels of congestion and brings most of Europe within 24-48 hours. Three airports deal with almost seven million passengers a year. Belfast International Airport runs daily scheduled flights to destinations such as London, Paris and Amsterdam. The region boasts four ports – Belfast Harbour, Foyle Port, Warrenpoint Harbour and Larne Harbour. Belfast Harbour is the second busiest port on the island of Ireland and along with the ports at Larne and Warrenpoint provides over 160 ferry and freight sailings per week to Great Britain and Europe. Communications Northern Ireland’s communications infrastructure is renowned as state-of-the-art. It enjoys international connectivity at a very competitive cost. The region also has a track record of staying at the forefront of communications technology. It became the first region in Europe to achieve 100 per cent broadband coverage and one of the first to operate and experience high speed, next generation services with a 100-gigabyte per second transatlantic and terrestrial telecommunications link between Northern Ireland, North America and Europe.