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Korea, North Transportation 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Korea, North 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: 1
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 17
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 223,418
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 1,574,719 mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

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
2,438 to 3,047 m: 22
1,524 to 2,437 m: 8
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m: 4 (2013)

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

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

Pipelines:
oil 6 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 7,435 km
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
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 25,554 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 724 km
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
unpaved: 24,830 km (2006)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved (km) 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: 158
by type: bulk carrier 6, cargo 131, carrier 1, chemical tanker 1, container 4, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 12, refrigerated cargo 2
foreign-owned: 13 (Belgium 1, China 3, Nigeria 1, Singapore 1, South Korea 1, Syria 4, UAE 2)
registered in other countries: 6 (Mongolia 1, Sierra Leone 2, unknown 3) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 37
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

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


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




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