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Sweden Transportation - 2024


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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 11 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 316

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix



203 (2024)


11 (2024)


1626 km gas (2013)


total: 10,910 km (2020) 8,184 km electrified

narrow gauge: 65 km


total: 197,964 km (2022)


2,052 km (2010)

Merchant marine

total: 361 (2023)

by type: general cargo 44, oil tanker 18, other 299

Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Brofjorden, Goteborg, Helsingborg, Karlshamn, Lulea, Malmo, Stockholm, Trelleborg, Visby

LNG terminal(s) (import): Brunnsviksholme, Lysekil

Transportation - note

Sweden operates four PC 3 or 4 class medium icebreakers in the Baltic Sea
note - PC indicates a Polar Class vessel: PC 3 - year-round operation in second-year ice which may include multi-year ice inclusions (ice thickness up to 2.5 m); PC 4 - year-round operation in thick first-year ice which may include old ice inclusions (ice thickness up to 120 cm)

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

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