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Japan Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Japan 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: 23
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 627
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 113.762 million
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 8,868.745 million mt-km (2015)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
JA (2016)

Airports:
175 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 33
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 142
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 6
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 45
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 38
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 28
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 25 (2017)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 33
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 5
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 28 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Heliports:
16 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 4,456 km; oil 174 km; oil/gas/water 104 km (2013)

Railways:
total: 27,311 km
[see also: Railways - total country ranks ]
standard gauge: 4,800 km 1.435-m gauge (4,800 km electrified)
dual gauge: 132 km 1.435-1.067-m gauge (132 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 124 km 1.372-m gauge (124 km electrified); 22,207 km 1.067-m gauge (15,430 km electrified); 48 km 0.762-m gauge (48 km electrified) (2015)
country comparison to the world: 11

Roadways:
total: 1,218,772 km
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 992,835 km (includes 8,428 km of expressways)
[see also: Roadways - paved country ranks ]
unpaved: 225,937 km (2015)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 6

Waterways:
1,770 km (seagoing vessels use inland seas) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 44
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 5,289
[see also: Merchant marine - total country ranks ]
by type: bulk carrier 150, container ship 20, general cargo 1,963, oil tanker 714, other 2,442 (2017)
country comparison to the world: 3

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Chiba, Kawasaki, Kobe, Mizushima, Moji, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, Tomakomai, Yokohama
container port(s) (TEUs): Kobe (2,707,000), Nagoya (2,631,000), Osaka (1,970,000), Tokyo (4,150,000), Yokohama (2,787,000) (2015)
LNG terminal(s) (import): Chita, Fukwoke, Futtsu, Hachinone, Hakodate, Hatsukaichi, Higashi Ohgishima, Higashi Niigata, Himeiji, Joetsu, Kagoshima, Kawagoe, Kita Kyushu, Mizushima, Nagasaki, Naoetsu, Negishi, Ohgishima, Oita, Sakai, Sakaide, Senboku, Shimizu, Shin Minato, Sodegaura, Tobata, Yanai, Yokkaichi; Okinawa - Nakagusuku


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