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











Korea, South 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: 12
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 348
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 65,482,307
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 11.297 billion mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
HL (2016)

Airports:
111 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 53
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 71
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 4
2,438 to 3,047 m: 19
1,524 to 2,437 m: 12
914 to 1,523 m: 13
under 914 m: 23 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 40
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m: 38 (2013)

Heliports:
466 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 2,216 km; oil 16 km; refined products 889 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 3,460 km
standard gauge: 3,460 km 1.435-m gauge (1,422 km electrified) (2014)
country comparison to the world: 52
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 104,983 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 83,199 km (includes 3,779 km of expressways)
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
unpaved: 21,784 km (2009)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved (km) country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 46

Waterways:
1,600 km (most navigable only by small craft) (2011)
country comparison to the world: 50
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 786
by type: bulk carrier 191, cargo 235, carrier 8, chemical tanker 130, container 72, liquefied gas 44, passenger 5, passenger/cargo 15, petroleum tanker 55, refrigerated cargo 15, roll on/roll off 10, vehicle carrier 6
foreign-owned: 31 (China 6, France 2, Japan 14, Taiwan 1, US 8)
registered in other countries: 457 (Bahamas 1, Cambodia 10, Ghana 1, Honduras 6, Hong Kong 3, Indonesia 2, Kiribati 1, Liberia 2, Malta 2, Marshall Islands 41, North Korea 1, Panama 373, Philippines 1, Russia 1, Singapore 3, Tuvalu 1, unknown 8) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 14
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Busan, Incheon, Gunsan, Kwangyang, Mokpo, Pohang, Ulsan, Yeosu
container port(s) (TEUs): Busan (16,163,842), Kwangyang (2,061,958), Incheon (1,924,644)
LNG terminal(s) (import): Incheon, Kwangyang, Pyeongtaek, Samcheok, Tongyeong, Yeosu


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




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