Benin Transportation 2018, CIA World Factbook
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Benin Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Benin 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: 1
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 1
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 112,392
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 805,347 mt-km (2015)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
TY (2016)

Airports:
6 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 171
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 1
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (2017)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]

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

Railways:
total: 438 km
[see also: Railways - total country ranks ]
narrow gauge: 438 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)
country comparison to the world: 118

Roadways:
total: 16,000 km
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 1,400 km
[see also: Roadways - paved country ranks ]
unpaved: 14,600 km (2006)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 120

Waterways:
150 km (seasonal navigation on River Niger along northern border) (2011)
country comparison to the world: 101
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 6
[see also: Merchant marine - total country ranks ]
by type: other 6 (2017)
country comparison to the world: 155

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Cotonou
LNG terminal(s) (import): Cotonou


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Benin 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 Benin Transportation 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Benin 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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