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











Japan 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: 23
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 627
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 113.762 million
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 8,868.745 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:
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
2,438 to 3,047 m: 45
1,524 to 2,437 m: 38
914 to 1,523 m: 28
under 914 m: 25 (2013)

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

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

Pipelines:
gas 4,456 km; oil 174 km; oil/gas/water 104 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 27,311 km
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
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 1,218,772 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 992,835 km (includes 8,428 km of expressways)
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
unpaved: 225,937 km (2015)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved (km) 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: 684
by type: bulk carrier 168, cargo 34, carrier 3, chemical tanker 29, container 2, liquefied gas 58, passenger 11, passenger/cargo 117, petroleum tanker 152, refrigerated cargo 4, roll on/roll off 52, vehicle carrier 54
registered in other countries: 3,122 (Bahamas 88, Bermuda 2, Burma 1, Cambodia 1, Cayman Islands 23, China 2, Cyprus 16, Honduras 4, Hong Kong 79, Indonesia 8, Isle of Man 19, Liberia 110, Luxembourg 3, Malaysia 2, Malta 5, Marshall Islands 59, Mongolia 2, Netherlands 1, Panama 2372, Philipp (2010)
country comparison to the world: 16
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Chiba, Kawasaki, Kobe, Mizushima, Moji, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, Tomakomai, Yokohama
container port(s) (TEUs): Kobe (2,725,304), Nagoya (2,471,821), Osaka (2,172,797), Tokyo (4,416,119), Yokohama (2,992,517)
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: The information regarding Japan 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 Japan Transportation 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Japan Transportation 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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