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











Brazil 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: 9
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 443
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 102,039,359
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 149.393 million mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

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
2,438 to 3,047 m: 27
1,524 to 2,437 m: 179
914 to 1,523 m: 436
under 914 m: 49 (2013)

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

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)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 28,538 km
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: 10
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 1,580,964 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 212,798 km
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
unpaved: 1,368,166 km
[see also: Roadways - unpaved (km) 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: 109
by type: bulk carrier 18, cargo 16, chemical tanker 7, container 13, liquefied gas 11, petroleum tanker 39, roll on/roll off 5
foreign-owned: 27 (Chile 1, Denmark 3, Germany 6, Greece 1, Norway 3, Spain 12, Turkey 1)
registered in other countries: 36 (Argentina 1, Bahamas 1, Ghana 1, Liberia 20, Marshall Islands 1, Panama 3, Singapore 9) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 50
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

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 ports (TEUs): Santos (2,985,922), Itajai (983,985)(2011)
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: The information regarding Brazil 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 Brazil Transportation 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brazil Transportation 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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