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South Africa Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











South Africa 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: 23
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 216
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 17,188,887
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 885,277,991 mt-km (2015)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
ZS (2016)

Airports:
566 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 11
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 144
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 11
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 52
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 65
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 9 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 422
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 31
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 258
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 132 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Heliports:
1 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate 94 km; gas 1,293 km; oil 992 km; refined products 1,460 km (2013)

Railways:
total: 20,986 km
[see also: Railways - total country ranks ]
standard gauge: 80 km 1.435-m gauge (80 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 19,756 km 1.065-m gauge (8,271 km electrified)
other: 1,150 km (passenger rail, gauge unspecified, 1,115.5 km electrified) (2014)
country comparison to the world: 13

Roadways:
total: 747,014 km
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 158,952 km
[see also: Roadways - paved country ranks ]
unpaved: 588,062 km (2014)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 10

Merchant marine:
total: 82
[see also: Merchant marine - total country ranks ]
by type: bulk carrier 2, general cargo 1, oil tanker 5, other 74 (2017)
country comparison to the world: 92

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Richards Bay, Saldanha Bay
container port(s) (TEUs): Durban (2,770,000) (2015)
LNG terminal(s) (import): Mossel Bay


NOTE: 1) The information regarding South Africa 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 South Africa Transportation 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about South Africa 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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