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South Sudan Transportation - 2024


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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 2 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 2

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 0 mt-km

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix



82 (2024)


1 (2024)


total: 248 km (2018)

note: a narrow gauge, single-track railroad between Babonosa (Sudan) and Wau, the only existing rail system, was repaired in 2010 with $250 million in UN funds, but is not currently operational


total: 90,200 km

paved: 300 km

unpaved: 89,900 km (2015)

note: most of the road network is unpaved and much of it is in disrepair; the Juba-Nimule highway connecting Juba to the border with Uganda is the main paved road in South Sudan 


see entry for Sudan

NOTE: The information regarding South Sudan 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 South Sudan 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about South Sudan 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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