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Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Transportation 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Transportation 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
VQ-H (2016)

Airports:
2 (2015)
country comparison to the world: 232
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 2
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 1 Ascension Island (Wideawake Field)
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 Saint Helena; note - opened to limited operations in July 2016 (2016)

Roadways:
total: 198 km (Saint Helena 138 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 20 km)
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 168 km (Saint Helena 118 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km)
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
unpaved: 30 km (Saint Helena 20 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km) (2002)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved (km) country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 210

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s):
Saint Helena: Jamestown
Ascension Island: Georgetown
Tristan da Cunha: Calshot Harbor (Edinburgh)

Transportation - note:
the new airport on Saint Helena opened for limited operations in July 2016 with the goal of providing regular commercial traffic via South Africa in the near term; the military airport on Ascension Island is closed to civilian traffic; there is no air connection to Tristan da Cunha and very limited sea connections making it one of the most isolated communities on the planet

NOTE: The information regarding Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha 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 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Transportation 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Transportation 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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