Afghanistan Transportation - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 3 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 13

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 1,722,612 (2018)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 29.56 million mt-km (2018)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix

YA

Airports

total: 46 (2020)

country comparison to the world: 94

Airports - with paved runways

total: 29 (2020)

over 3,047 m: 4

2,438 to 3,047 m: 8

1,524 to 2,437 m: 12

914 to 1,523 m: 2

under 914 m: 3

Airports - with unpaved runways

total: 17 (2020)

2,438 to 3,047 m: 1

1,524 to 2,437 m: 7

914 to 1,523 m: 4

under 914 m: 5

Heliports

1 (2020)

Pipelines

466 km gas (2013)

Roadways

total: 34,903 km (2017)

paved: 17,903 km (2017)

unpaved: 17,000 km (2017)

country comparison to the world: 93

Waterways

1,200 km (chiefly Amu Darya, which handles vessels up to 500 DWT) (2011)

country comparison to the world: 58

Ports and terminals

river port(s): Kheyrabad, Shir Khan

NOTE: The information regarding Afghanistan on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Afghanistan 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Afghanistan 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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