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Korea, North Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Korea, North 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: 1
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 17
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 223,418
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 1,574,719 mt-km (2015)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
P (2016)

Airports:
82 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 67
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 39
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 3
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 22
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 8
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 2
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 4 (2017)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 43
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 17
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 15
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 8 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Heliports:
23 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
oil 6 km (2013)

Railways:
total: 7,435 km
[see also: Railways - total country ranks ]
standard gauge: 7,435 km 1.435-m gauge (5,400 km electrified)
note: figures are approximate; some narrow-gauge railway also exists (2014)
country comparison to the world: 29

Roadways:
total: 25,554 km
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 724 km
[see also: Roadways - paved country ranks ]
unpaved: 24,830 km (2006)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 100

Waterways:
2,250 km (most navigable only by small craft) (2011)
country comparison to the world: 38
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 248
[see also: Merchant marine - total country ranks ]
by type: bulk carrier 6, container ship 3, general cargo 184, oil tanker 25, other 30 (2017)
country comparison to the world: 60

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Ch'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam, Namp'o, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Wonsan


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