Benin Transportation - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 1 (2015)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 1 (2015)

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 112,392 (2015)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 805,347 mt-km (2015)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix

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Airports

total: 6 (2013)

country comparison to the world: 172

Airports - with paved runways

total: 1 (2017)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (2017)

Airports - with unpaved runways

total: 5 (2013)

2,438 to 3,047 m: 2 (2013)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (2013)

914 to 1,523 m: 2 (2013)

Pipelines

134 km gas

Railways

total: 438 km (2014)

narrow gauge: 438 km 1.000-m gauge (2014)

country comparison to the world: 116

Roadways

total: 16,000 km (2006)

paved: 1,400 km (2006)

unpaved: 14,600 km (2006)

country comparison to the world: 121

Waterways

150 km (seasonal navigation on River Niger along northern border) (2011)

country comparison to the world: 101

Merchant marine

total: 6

by type: other 6 (2020)

country comparison to the world: 163

Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Cotonou

LNG terminal(s) (import): Cotonou

NOTE: The information regarding Benin 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 Benin 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Benin 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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