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Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Transportation 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
VQ-H (2016)

Airports:
2 (2015)
country comparison to the world: 232
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 2
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 1 Ascension Island - Wideawake Field (ASI)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 Saint Helena (HLE); note - weekly commercial air service to South Africa via Namibia commenced on 14 October 2017 (2017)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 198 km (Saint Helena 138 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 20 km)
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 168 km (Saint Helena 118 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km)
[see also: Roadways - paved country ranks ]
unpaved: 30 km (Saint Helena 20 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km) (2002)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 210

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s):
Saint Helena: Jamestown
Ascension Island: Georgetown
Tristan da Cunha: Calshot Harbor (Edinburgh)

Transportation - note:
the new airport on Saint Helena opened for limited operations in July 2016, and the first commercial flight took place on 14 October 2017, marking the start of weekly air service between Saint Helena and South Africa via Namibia; the military airport on Ascension Island is closed to civilian traffic; there is no air connection to Tristan da Cunha and very limited sea connections making it one of the most isolated communities on the planet

NOTE: 1) The information regarding Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha 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 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Transportation 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Transportation 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
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  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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