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Argentina Transportation - 2024


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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 6 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 107

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 18,081,937 (2018)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 311.57 million (2018) mt-km

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix



756 (2024)


144 (2024)


29,930 km gas, 41 km liquid petroleum gas, 6,248 km oil, 3,631 km refined products (2013)


total: 17,866 km (2018)


total: 240,000 km

paved: 81,355 km

unpaved: 158,645 km (2017)


11,000 km (2012)

Merchant marine

total: 201 (2023)

by type: container ship 1, bulk carrier 1 general cargo 8, oil tanker 33, other 158

Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, La Plata, Punta Colorada, Ushuaia

container port(s) (TEUs): Buenos Aires (1,446,452) (2021)

LNG terminal(s) (import): Bahia Blanca

river port(s): Arroyo Seco, Rosario, San Lorenzo-San Martin (Parana)

Transportation - note

Argentina operates one PC 5 or 6 class light icebreaker
note - PC indicates a Polar Class vessel: PC 5 - year-round operation in medium first-year ice which may include old ice inclusions (ice thickness up to 70-120 cm); PC 6 - summer/autumn operation in medium first-year ice which may include old ice inclusions (ice thickness up to 30-70 cm)

NOTE: The information regarding Argentina on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Argentina 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Argentina 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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