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Brazil Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Brazil 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: 9
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 443
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 102,039,359
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 149.393 million mt-km (2015)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
PP (2016)

Airports:
4,093 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 2
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 698
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 7
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 27
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 179
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 436
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 49 (2017)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 3,395
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 92
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 1,619
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 1,684 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Heliports:
13 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate/gas 251 km; gas 17,312 km; liquid petroleum gas 352 km; oil 4,831 km; refined products 4,722 km (2013)

Railways:
total: 29,849.9 km
[see also: Railways - total country ranks ]
broad gauge: 5,822.3 km 1.600-m gauge (498.3 km electrified)
dual gauge: 492 km 1.600-1.000-m gauge
standard gauge: 194 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 23,341.6 km 1.000-m gauge (24 km electrified) (2014)
country comparison to the world: 9

Roadways:
total: 1,580,964 km
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 212,798 km
[see also: Roadways - paved country ranks ]
unpaved: 1,368,166 km
[see also: Roadways - unpaved country ranks ]
note: does not include urban roads (2010)
country comparison to the world: 4

Waterways:
50,000 km (most in areas remote from industry and population) (2012)
country comparison to the world: 3
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 766
[see also: Merchant marine - total country ranks ]
by type: bulk carrier 14, container ship 16, general cargo 48, oil tanker 37, other 651 (2017)
country comparison to the world: 28

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Belem, Paranagua, Rio Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Sao Sebastiao, Tubarao
river port(s): Manaus (Amazon)
dry bulk cargo port(s): Sepetiba ore terminal, Tubarao
container port(s) (TEUs): Santos (3,780,000) (2015)
oil terminal(s): DTSE/Gegua oil terminal, Ilha Grande (Gebig), Guaiba Island terminal, Guamare oil terminal
LNG terminal(s) (import): Pecem, Rio de Janiero


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