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











Nigeria 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: 16
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 73
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 3,223,459
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 22,400,657 mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
5N (2016)

Airports:
54 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 88
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 40
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 10
2,438 to 3,047 m: 12
1,524 to 2,437 m: 9
914 to 1,523 m: 6
under 914 m: 3 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 14
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 9
under 914 m: 3 (2013)

Heliports:
5 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate 124 km; gas 4,045 km; liquid petroleum gas 164 km; oil 4,441 km; refined products 3,940 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 3,798 km
standard gauge: 293 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 3,505 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)
country comparison to the world: 47
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 193,200 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 28,980 km
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
unpaved: 164,220 km (2004)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved (km) country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 29

Waterways:
8,600 km (Niger and Benue Rivers and smaller rivers and creeks) (2011)
country comparison to the world: 15
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 89
by type: cargo 2, chemical tanker 28, liquefied gas 1, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 56, specialized tanker 1
foreign-owned: 3 (India 1, UK 2)
registered in other countries: 33 (Bahamas 2, Bermuda 11, Comoros 1, Italy 1, Liberia 4, North Korea 1, Panama 6, Seychelles 1, unknown 6) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 54
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Bonny Inshore Terminal, Calabar, Lagos
LNG terminal(s) (export): Bonny Island

Transportation - note:
the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial and offshore waters in the Niger Delta and Gulf of Guinea as high risk for piracy and armed robbery of ships; in 2014, 18 commercial vessels were boarded or attacked compared with 31 attacks in 2013; crews were robbed and stores or cargoes stolen; Nigerian pirates have extended the range of their attacks to as far away as Cote d'Ivoire


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




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