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Australia Transportation 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Australia Transportation 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

National air transport system:
number of registered air carriers: 11
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 175
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 69,294,187
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 1,887,295,820 mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
VH (2016)

Airports:
480 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 16
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 349
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 11
2,438 to 3,047 m: 14
1,524 to 2,437 m: 155
914 to 1,523 m: 155
under 914 m: 14 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 131
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 16
914 to 1,523 m: 101
under 914 m: 14 (2013)

Heliports:
1 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate/gas 637 km; gas 30,054 km; liquid petroleum gas 240 km; oil 3,609 km; oil/gas/water 110 km; refined products 72 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 36,967.5 km
broad gauge: 3,727 km 1.600-m gauge (372 km electrified)
standard gauge: 18,727 km 1.435-m gauge (650 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 14,513.5 km 1.067-m gauge (2,075.5 km electrified) (2014)
country comparison to the world: 7
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 823,217 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 356,343 km
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
unpaved: 466,874 km (2011)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved (km) country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 9

Waterways:
2,000 km (mainly used for recreation on Murray and Murray-Darling river systems) (2011)
country comparison to the world: 42
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 41
by type: bulk carrier 8, cargo 7, liquefied gas 4, passenger 6, passenger/cargo 6, petroleum tanker 5, roll on/roll off 5
foreign-owned: 17 (Canada 5, Germany 2, Singapore 2, South Africa 1, UK 5, US 2)
registered in other countries: 25 (Bahamas 1, Dominica 1, Fiji 2, Liberia 1, Netherlands 1, Panama 4, Singapore 12, Tonga 1, UK 1, US 1) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 75
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Fremantle, Geelong, Gladstone, Hobart, Melbourne, Newcastle, Port Adelaide, Port Kembla, Sydney
dry bulk cargo port(s): Dampier (iron ore), Dalrymple Bay (coal), Hay Point (coal), Port Hedland (iron ore), Port Walcott (iron ore)
container port(s) (TEUs): Brisbane (1,004,983), Melbourne (2,467,967), Sydney (2,028,074)(2011)
LNG terminal(s) (export): Darwin, Karratha, Burrup, Curtis Island


NOTE: The information regarding Australia on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Australia Transportation 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Australia Transportation 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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