Hong Kong Transportation - 2021


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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 12 (registered in China) (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 275 (registered in China)

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 47,101,822 (2018)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 12,676,720,000 mt-km (2018)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix



total: 2 (2013)

Airports - with paved runways

total: 2 (2019)

over 3,047 m: 1

1,524 to 2,437 m: 1


9 (2013)


total: 2,107 km (2017)

paved: 2,107 km (2017)

Merchant marine

total: 2,694

by type: bulk carrier 1,157, container ship 551, general cargo 188, oil tanker 372, other 426 (2020)

Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Hong Kong

container port(s) (TEUs): Hong Kong (20,770,000) (2017)

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

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