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South Africa Transportation 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











South Africa 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: 23
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 216
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 17,188,887
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 885,277,991 mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
ZS (2016)

Airports:
566 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 11
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 144
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 11
2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
1,524 to 2,437 m: 52
914 to 1,523 m: 65
under 914 m: 9 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 422
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 31
914 to 1,523 m: 258
under 914 m: 132 (2013)

Heliports:
1 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate 94 km; gas 1,293 km; oil 992 km; refined products 1,460 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 20,986 km
standard gauge: 80 km 1.435-m gauge (80 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 19,756 km 1.065-m gauge (8,271 km electrified)
other: 1,150 km (passenger rail, gauge unspecified, 1,115.5 km electrified) (2014)
country comparison to the world: 13
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 747,014 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 158,952 km
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
unpaved: 588,062 km (2014)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved (km) country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 10

Merchant marine:
total: 3
by type: petroleum tanker 3
registered in other countries: 19 (Australia 1, Isle of Man 2, Mexico 1, NZ 1, Seychelles 1, Singapore 13) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 136
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Richards Bay, Saldanha Bay
container port(s) (TEUs): Durban (2,712,975)
LNG terminal(s) (import): Mossel Bay


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




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