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United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Transportation 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Transportation 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Airports:
Baker Island: one abandoned World War II runway of 1,665 m covered with vegetation and unusable
Howland Island: airstrip constructed in 1937 for scheduled refueling stop on the round-the-world flight of Amelia EARHART and Fred NOONAN; the aviators left Lae, New Guinea, for Howland Island but were never seen again; the airstrip is no longer serviceable
Johnston Atoll: one closed and not maintained
Kingman Reef: lagoon was used as a halfway station between Hawaii and American Samoa by Pan American Airways for flying boats in 1937 and 1938
Midway Islands: 3 - one operational (2,377 m paved); no fuel for sale except emergencies
Palmyra Atoll: 1 - 1,846 m unpaved runway; privately owned (2013)
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
2,438 to 3,047 m: 1 - Johnston Atoll; note - abandoned but usable (2016)
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m country ranks ]

Airports - with unpaved runways:
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 - Palmyra Atoll (2016)
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s):
Baker, Howland, and Jarvis Islands, and Kingman Reef: none; offshore anchorage only
Johnston Atoll: Johnston Island
Midway Islands: Sand Island
Palmyra Atoll: West Lagoon

NOTE: 1) The information regarding United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges 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 States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Transportation 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges 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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