Christmas Island Transportation - 2021


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total: 1 (2020)

Airports - with paved runways

total: 1 (2019)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 1


total: 18 km (2017)

standard gauge: 18 km 1.435-m (not in operation) (2017)

note: the 18-km Christmas Island Phosphate Company Railway between Flying Fish Cove and South Point was decommissioned in 1987; some tracks and scrap remain in place


total: 142 km (2011)

paved: 32 km (2011)

unpaved: 110 km (2011)

Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Flying Fish Cove

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

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