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Australia Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Australia Transportation 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

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

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
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 14
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 155
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 155
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 14 (2017)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

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

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)

Railways:
total: 36,967.5 km
[see also: Railways - total country ranks ]
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

Roadways:
total: 823,217 km
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 356,343 km
[see also: Roadways - paved country ranks ]
unpaved: 466,874 km (2011)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved 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: 549
[see also: Merchant marine - total country ranks ]
by type: bulk carrier 4, general cargo 83, oil tanker 10, other 452 (2017)
country comparison to the world: 39

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 (1,152,000), Melbourne (2,638,000), Sydney (2,330,000)(2015)
LNG terminal(s) (export): Darwin, Karratha, Burrup, Curtis Island


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Australia on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Australia Transportation 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Australia Transportation 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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