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Switzerland Transportation 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Switzerland Transportation 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

National air transport system:
number of registered air carriers: 12
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 163
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 26,843,991
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 1,322,379,468 mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
HB (2016)

Airports:
63 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 78
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 40
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 3
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 12
914 to 1,523 m: 6
under 914 m: 17 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 23
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
under 914 m: 23 (2013)

Heliports:
2 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 1,800 km; oil 94 km; refined products 7 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 5,651.5 km
standard gauge: 4,424.8 km 1.435-m gauge (3,634.1 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 2 km 1.200-m gauge (2 km electrified); 1,188.3 km 1.000-m gauge (1,167.3 km electrified); 36.4 km 0.800-m gauge (36.4 km electrified) (2014)
country comparison to the world: 33
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 71,464 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 71,464 km (includes 1,415 of expressways) (2011)
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 66

Waterways:
1,292 km (there are 1,227 km of waterways on lakes and rivers for public transport and 65 km on the Rhine River between Basel-Rheinfelden and Schaffhausen-Bodensee for commercial goods transport) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 57
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 38
by type: bulk carrier 19, cargo 9, chemical tanker 5, container 4, petroleum tanker 1
registered in other countries: 127 (Antigua and Barbuda 7, Bahamas 1, Belize 1, Cayman Islands 1, France 5, Germany 2, Hong Kong 5, Italy 13, Liberia 25, Luxembourg 1, Malta 20, Marshall Islands 12, NZ 2, Panama 15, Portugal 3, Russia 3, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7, Singapore 3, Spa (2010)
country comparison to the world: 76
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
river port(s): Basel (Rhine)


NOTE: The information regarding Switzerland on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Switzerland Transportation 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Switzerland Transportation 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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