Spain Transportation - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 21 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 552

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 80,672,105 (2018)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 1,117,070,000 mt-km (2018)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix

EC

Airports

total: 135 (2020)

country comparison to the world: 40

Airports - with paved runways

total: 102 (2020)

over 3,047 m: 18

2,438 to 3,047 m: 16

1,524 to 2,437 m: 19

914 to 1,523 m: 26

under 914 m: 23

Airports - with unpaved runways

total: 33 (2020)

914 to 1,523 m: 14

under 914 m: 19

Heliports

13 (2020)

Pipelines

10481 km gas, 358 km oil, 4378 km refined products (2017)

Railways

total: 15,333 km (9,699 km electrified) (2017)

standard gauge: 2,571 km 1.435-m gauge (2,571 km electrified) (2017)

narrow gauge: 1,207 km 1.000-m gauge (400 km electrified) (2017)

broad gauge: 11,333 km 1.668-m gauge (6,538 km electrified) (2017)

mixed gauge: 190 km 1.668-m and 1.435m gage (190.1 km electrified); 28 km 0.914-m gauge (28 km electrified); 4 km 0.600-m gauge

country comparison to the world: 19

Roadways

total: 683,175 km (2011)

paved: 683,175 km (includes 16,205 km of expressways) (2011)

country comparison to the world: 11

Waterways

1,000 km (2012)

country comparison to the world: 64

Merchant marine

total: 474

by type: bulk carrier 1, general cargo 36, oil tanker 25, other 412 (2020)

country comparison to the world: 43

Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Algeciras, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, Huelva, Tarragona, Valencia (all in Spain); Las Palmas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife (in the Canary Islands)

container port(s) (TEUs): Algeciras (4,389,836), Barcelona (2,968,757), Valencia (4,832,156) (2017)

LNG terminal(s) (import): Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, Huelva, Mugardos, Sagunto

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

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