Egypt Transportation - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 14 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 101

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 12,340,832 (2018)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 437.63 million mt-km (2018)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix

SU

Airports

total: 83 (2013)

country comparison to the world: 65

Airports - with paved runways

total: 72 (2017)

over 3,047 m: 15 (2017)

2,438 to 3,047 m: 36 (2017)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 15 (2017)

under 914 m: 6 (2017)

Airports - with unpaved runways

total: 11 (2013)

2,438 to 3,047 m: 1 (2013)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 3 (2013)

914 to 1,523 m: 4 (2013)

under 914 m: 3 (2013)

Heliports

7 (2013)

Pipelines

486 km condensate, 74 km condensate/gas, 7986 km gas, 957 km liquid petroleum gas, 5225 km oil, 37 km oil/gas/water, 895 km refined products, 65 km water (2013)

Railways

total: 5,085 km (2014)

standard gauge: 5,085 km 1.435-m gauge (62 km electrified) (2014)

country comparison to the world: 39

Roadways

total: 65,050 km (2017)

paved: 48,000 km (2017)

unpaved: 17,050 km (2017)

country comparison to the world: 74

Waterways

3,500 km (includes the Nile River, Lake Nasser, Alexandria-Cairo Waterway, and numerous smaller canals in Nile Delta; the Suez Canal (193.5 km including approaches) is navigable by oceangoing vessels drawing up to 17.68 m) (2011)

country comparison to the world: 29

Merchant marine

total: 402

by type: bulk carrier 14, container ship 8, general cargo 28, oil tanker 37, other 315 (2020)

country comparison to the world: 48

Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Mediterranean Sea - Alexandria, Damietta, El Dekheila, Port Said

oil terminal(s): Ain Sukhna terminal, Sidi Kerir terminal

container port(s) (TEUs): Alexandria (1,613,000), Port Said (East) (2,968,308) (2017)

LNG terminal(s) (export): Damietta, Idku (Abu Qir Bay)

Gulf of Suez - Suez

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

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