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Saudi Arabia Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Saudi Arabia Transportation 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

National air transport system:
number of registered air carriers: 12
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 214
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 32,778,827
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 1,783.086 million mt-km (2015)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
HZ (2016)

Airports:
214 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 26
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 82
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 33
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 16
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 27
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 2
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 4 (2017)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 132
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 72
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 37
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 16 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Heliports:
10 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate 209 km; gas 2,940 km; liquid petroleum gas 1,183 km; oil 5,117 km; refined products 1,151 km (2013)

Railways:
total: 5,410 km
[see also: Railways - total country ranks ]
standard gauge: 5,410 km 1.435-m gauge (with branch lines and sidings) (2016)
country comparison to the world: 36

Roadways:
total: 221,372 km
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 47,529 km (includes 3,891 km of expressways)
[see also: Roadways - paved country ranks ]
unpaved: 173,843 km (2006)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 23

Merchant marine:
total: 357
[see also: Merchant marine - total country ranks ]
by type: bulk carrier 5, container ship 1, general cargo 19, oil tanker 31, other 301 (2017)
country comparison to the world: 48

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Ad Dammam, Al Jubayl, Jeddah, Yanbu'
container port(s) (TEUs): Ad Dammam (1,954,000), Jeddah (5,417,000) (2015)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabia Transportation 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saudi Arabia Transportation 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  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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