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Switzerland Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Switzerland 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: 12
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 163
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 26,843,991
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 1,322,379,468 mt-km (2015)

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

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

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

Pipelines:
gas 1,800 km; oil 94 km; refined products 7 km (2013)

Railways:
total: 5,651.5 km
[see also: Railways - total country ranks ]
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: 34

Roadways:
total: 71,464 km
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 71,464 km (includes 1,415 of expressways) (2011)
[see also: Roadways - paved 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: 51
[see also: Merchant marine - total country ranks ]
by type: bulk carrier 30, general cargo 12, oil tanker 1, other 8 (2017)
country comparison to the world: 113

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


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