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











Iran 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: 15
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 228
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 15,003,958
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 107,184,869 mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
EP (2016)

Airports:
319 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 22
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 140
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 42
2,438 to 3,047 m: 29
1,524 to 2,437 m: 26
914 to 1,523 m: 36
under 914 m: 7 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 179
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 9
914 to 1,523 m: 135
under 914 m: 32 (2013)

Heliports:
26 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate 7 km; condensate/gas 973 km; gas 20,794 km; liquid petroleum gas 570 km; oil 8,625 km; refined products 7,937 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 8,483.5 km
broad gauge: 94 km 1.676-m gauge
standard gauge: 8,389.5 km 1.435-m gauge (189.5 km electrified) (2014)
country comparison to the world: 25
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 198,866 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 160,366 km (includes 1,948 km of expressways)
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
unpaved: 38,500 km (2010)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved (km) country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 27

Waterways:
850 km (on Karun River; some navigation on Lake Urmia) (2012)
country comparison to the world: 69
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 76
by type: bulk carrier 8, cargo 51, chemical tanker 3, container 4, liquefied gas 1, passenger/cargo 3, petroleum tanker 2, refrigerated cargo 2, roll on/roll off 2
foreign-owned: 2 (UAE 2)
registered in other countries: 71 (Barbados 5, Cyprus 10, Hong Kong 3, Malta 48, Panama 5) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 60
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Bandar-e Asaluyeh, Bandar Abbas, Bandar Emam
container port(s) (TEUs): Bandar Abbas (2,752,460)


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




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