Congo Republic of the Transportation - 2021


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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 3 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 12

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 333,899 (2018)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 4.6 million mt-km (2018)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix



total: 27 (2013)

Airports - with paved runways

total: 8 (2017)

over 3,047 m: 2 (2017)

2,438 to 3,047 m: 1 (2017)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 5 (2017)

Airports - with unpaved runways

total: 19 (2013)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 8 (2013)

914 to 1,523 m: 9 (2013)

under 914 m: 2 (2013)


232 km gas, 4 km liquid petroleum gas, 982 km oil (2013)


total: 510 km (2014)

narrow gauge: 510 km 1.067-m gauge (2014)


total: 23,324 km (2017)

paved: 3,111 km (2017)

unpaved: 20,213 km (2017)

note: road network in Congo is composed of 23,324 km of which 17,000 km are classified as national, departmental, and routes of local interest: 6,324 km are non-classified routes


1,120 km (commercially navigable on Congo and Oubanqui Rivers above Brazzaville; there are many ferries across the river to Kinshasa; the Congo south of Brazzaville-Kinshasa to the coast is not navigable because of rapids, necessitating a rail connection to Pointe Noire; other rivers are used for local traffic only) (2011)

Merchant marine

total: 11

by type: general cargo 1, oil tanker 1, other 9 (2020)

Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Pointe-Noire

oil terminal(s): Djeno

river port(s): Brazzaville (Congo)

Impfondo (Oubangi) Ouesso (Sangha) Oyo (Alima)

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

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