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Sri Lanka Transportation 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Sri Lanka Transportation 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

National air transport system:
number of registered air carriers: 3 (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 25 (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 4,911,730 (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 381,381,300 mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
4R (2016)

Airports:
19 (2013)
country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 138
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 15 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 2 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 6 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 7 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 4 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 1 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 3 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways country ranks ]

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

Pipelines:
7 km refined products

Railways:
total: 1,562 km (2016)
[see also: Railways - total country ranks ]
broad gauge: 1,562 km 1.676-m gauge (2016)
[see also: Railways - broad gauge country ranks ]
country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 82

Roadways:
total: 114,093 km (2010)
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 16,977 km (2010)
[see also: Roadways - paved country ranks ]
unpaved: 97,116 km (2010)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved country ranks ]
country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 32

Waterways:
160 km (primarily on rivers in southwest) (2012)
country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 100
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 82 (2017)
[see also: Merchant marine - total country ranks ]
by type: bulk carrier 8, container ship 1, general cargo 9, oil tanker 10, other 54 (2017)
country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 96

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Colombo
container port(s) (TEUs): Colombo (5,734,923) (2016)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Sri Lanka on this page is re-published from the 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Sri Lanka Transportation 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Sri Lanka Transportation 2019 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They 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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