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











France 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: 30
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 485
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 65,039,503
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 4,098.31 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:
F (2016)

Airports:
464 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 17
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 294
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 14
2,438 to 3,047 m: 25
1,524 to 2,437 m: 97
914 to 1,523 m: 83
under 914 m: 75 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 170
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
914 to 1,523 m: 64
under 914 m: 105 (2013)

Heliports:
1 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 15,322 km; oil 2,939 km; refined products 5,084 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 29,640 km
standard gauge: 29,473 km 1.435-m gauge (15,561 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 167 km 1.000-m gauge (63 km electrified) (2014)
country comparison to the world: 9
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 1,028,446 km (metropolitan France)
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 1,028,446 km (includes 11,416 km of expressways)
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
note: not included are 5,100 km of roadways in overseas departments (2010)
country comparison to the world: 8

Waterways:
metropolitan France: 8,501 km (1,621 km navigable by craft up to 3,000 metric tons) (2010)
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 162
by type: bulk carrier 3, cargo 7, chemical tanker 34, container 27, liquefied gas 12, passenger 10, passenger/cargo 41, petroleum tanker 16, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 11
foreign-owned: 50 (Belgium 7, Bermuda 5, Denmark 11, French Polynesia 11, Germany 1, New Caledonia 3, Singapore 3, Sweden 4, Switzerland 5)
registered in other countries: 151 (Bahamas 15, Belgium 7, Bermuda 1, Canada 1, Cyprus 16, Egypt 1, Hong Kong 4, Indonesia 1, Ireland 2, Italy 2, Luxembourg 15, Malta 8, Marshall Islands 7, Mexico 1, Morocco 3, Netherlands 2, Norway 5, Panama 7, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2, Singapor (2010)
country comparison to the world: 36
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Brest, Calais, Dunkerque, Le Havre, Marseille, Nantes,
river port(s): Paris, Rouen (Seine); Strasbourg (Rhine); Bordeaux (Garronne)
container port(s): Le Havre (2,215,262)(2011)
cruise/ferry port(s): Calais, Cherbourg, Le Havre
LNG terminal(s) (import): Fos Cavaou, Fos Tonkin, Montoir de Bretagne


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




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