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United Kingdom Transportation 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











United Kingdom 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: 28
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 1,242
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 131,449,680
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 5,466,504,676 mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

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
2,438 to 3,047 m: 29
1,524 to 2,437 m: 89
914 to 1,523 m: 80
under 914 m: 66 (2013)

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

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)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 16,837 km
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
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 394,428 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 394,428 km (includes 3,519 km of expressways) (2009)
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) 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: 504
by type: bulk carrier 33, cargo 76, carrier 4, chemical tanker 58, container 178, liquefied gas 6, passenger 7, passenger/cargo 66, petroleum tanker 18, refrigerated cargo 2, roll on/roll off 31, vehicle carrier 25
foreign-owned: 271 (Australia 1, Bermuda 6, China 7, Denmark 43, France 39, Germany 59, Hong Kong 12, Ireland 1, Italy 3, Japan 5, Netherlands 1, Norway 32, Sweden 28, Taiwan 11, Tanzania 1, UAE 8, US 14)
registered in other countries: 308 (Algeria 15, Antigua and Barbuda 1, Argentina 2, Australia 5, Bahamas 18, Barbados 6, Belgium 2, Belize 4, Bermuda 14, Bolivia 1, Brunei 2, Cabo Verde 1, Cambodia 1, Cayman Islands 2, Comoros 1, Cook Islands 2, Cyprus 7, Georgia 5, Gibraltar 6, Greece 6, (2010)
country comparison to the world: 22
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Dover, Felixstowe, Immingham, Liverpool, London, Southampton, Teesport (England); Forth Ports (Scotland); Milford Haven (Wales)
oil terminals: Fawley Marine terminal, Liverpool Bay terminal (England); Braefoot Bay terminal, Finnart oil terminal, Hound Point terminal (Scotland)
container port(s) (TEUs): Felixstowe (3,248,592), London (1,932,000), Southampton (1,324,581)
LNG terminal(s) (import): Isle of Grain, Milford Haven, Teesside


NOTE: The information regarding United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom Transportation 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United Kingdom Transportation 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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