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France Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











France 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: 30
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 485
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 65,039,503
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 4,098.31 million mt-km (2015)

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
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 25
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 97
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 83
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 75 (2017)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

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

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

Pipelines:
gas 15,322 km; oil 2,939 km; refined products 5,084 km (2013)

Railways:
total: 29,640 km
[see also: Railways - total country ranks ]
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: 10

Roadways:
total: 1,028,446 km (metropolitan France)
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 1,028,446 km (includes 11,416 km of expressways)
[see also: Roadways - paved 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: 555
[see also: Merchant marine - total country ranks ]
by type: container ship 24, general cargo 72, oil tanker 28, other 431 (2017)
country comparison to the world: 37

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