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Maldives Transportation - 2024


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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 3 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 36

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 1,147,247 (2018)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 7.75 million (2018)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix



19 (2024)


total: 93 km (2018)

paved: 93 km (2018) - 60 km in Malée; 16 km on Addu Atolis; 17 km on Laamu

note: island roads are mainly compacted coral

Merchant marine

total: 82 (2023)

by type: general cargo 30, oil tanker 20, other 32

Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Male

NOTE: The information regarding Maldives on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Maldives 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Maldives 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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