United Kingdom Transportation 2018, CIA World Factbook
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United Kingdom Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











United Kingdom 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: 28
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 1,242
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 131,449,680
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 5,466,504,676 mt-km (2015)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
G (2016)

Airports:
460 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 18
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 271
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 7
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 29
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 89
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 80
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 66 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 189
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 26
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m country ranks ]
under 914 m: 160 (2013)
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m country ranks ]

Heliports:
9 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate 502 km; condensate/gas 9 km; gas 28,603 km; liquid petroleum gas 59 km; oil 5,256 km; oil/gas/water 175 km; refined products 4,919 km; water 255 km (2013)

Railways:
total: 16,837 km
[see also: Railways - total country ranks ]
broad gauge: 303 km 1.600-m gauge (in Northern Ireland)
standard gauge: 16,534 km 1.435-m gauge (5,357 km electrified) (2015)
country comparison to the world: 16

Roadways:
total: 394,428 km
[see also: Roadways - total country ranks ]
paved: 394,428 km (includes 3,519 km of expressways) (2009)
[see also: Roadways - paved country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 18

Waterways:
3,200 km (620 km used for commerce) (2009)
country comparison to the world: 31
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 1,551
[see also: Merchant marine - total country ranks ]
by type: bulk carrier 117, container ship 112, general cargo 175, oil tanker 173, other 974 (2017)
country comparison to the world: 17

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Dover, Felixstowe, Immingham, Liverpool, London, Southampton, Teesport (England); Forth Ports (Scotland); Milford Haven (Wales)
oil terminal(s): Fawley Marine terminal, Liverpool Bay terminal (England); Braefoot Bay terminal, Finnart oil terminal, Hound Point terminal (Scotland)
container port(s) (TEUs): Felixstowe (3,676,000), London (1,185,000), Southampton (2,349,000) (2015)
LNG terminal(s) (import): Isle of Grain, Milford Haven, Teesside


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