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











Bangladesh 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: 6
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 30
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 2,906,799
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 182,692,553 mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
S2 (2016)

Airports:
18 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 139
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 16
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 2
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 6
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 5 (2013)

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

Heliports:
3 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 2,950 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 2,460 km
broad gauge: 659 km 1.676-m gauge
narrow gauge: 1,801 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
country comparison to the world: 66
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 21,269 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 2,021 km
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
unpaved: 19,248 km (2010)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved (km) country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 106

Waterways:
8,370 km (includes up to 3,060 km of main cargo routes; network reduced to 5,200 km in the dry season) (2011)
country comparison to the world: 16
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 62
by type: bulk carrier 25, cargo 28, chemical tanker 1, container 5, petroleum tanker 3
foreign-owned: 8 (China 1, Singapore 7)
registered in other countries: 10 (Comoros 1, Hong Kong 1, Panama 5, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1, Sierra Leone 1, Singapore 1) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 64
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Chittagong
river port(s): Mongla Port (Sela River)
container port(s): Chittagong (1,392,104) (2011)

Transportation - note:
the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial waters of Bangladesh remain a risk for armed robbery against ships; in 2014, attacks against commercial vessels increased to 21 over 12 such incidents in 2013


NOTE: The information regarding Bangladesh 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 Bangladesh Transportation 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bangladesh Transportation 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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