France Transportation System

FRANCE

France National air transport system:

number of registered air carriers: 30 (2015)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 485 (2015)

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 65,039,503 (2015)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 4,098,310,000 mt-km (2015)

France Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:

F (2016)

France Airports:

464 (2013)

country comparison to the world: 17

France Airports – with paved runways:

total: 294 (2017)

over 3,047 m: 14 (2017)

2,438 to 3,047 m: 25 (2017)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 97 (2017)

914 to 1,523 m: 83 (2017)

under 914 m: 75 (2017)

France Airports – with unpaved runways:

total: 170 (2013)

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

914 to 1,523 m: 64 (2013)

under 914 m: 105 (2013)

France Heliports:

1 (2013)

France Pipelines:

15322 km gas, 2939 km oil, 5084 km refined products (2013)

France Railways:

total: 29,640 km (2014)

standard gauge: 29,473 km 1.435-m gauge (15,561 km electrified) (2014)

narrow gauge: 167 km 1.000-m gauge (63 km electrified) (2014)

country comparison to the world: 10

France Roadways:

total: 1,053,215 km (2011)

urban: 654,201 km (2011)

non-urban: 399,014 km (2011)

country comparison to the world: 7

France Waterways:

metropolitan France: 8,501 km (1,621 km navigable by craft up to 3,000 metric tons) (2010)

France Merchant marine:

total: 555

by type: container ship 24, general cargo 73, oil tanker 29, other 429 (2018)

note: includes Monaco

country comparison to the world: 39

France Ports and terminals:

major seaport(s): Brest, Calais, Dunkerque, Le Havre, Marseille, Nantes,

container port(s) (TEUs): Le Havre (2,870,000) (2017)

LNG terminal(s) (import): Fos Cavaou, Fos Tonkin, Montoir de Bretagne

river port(s): Paris, Rouen (Seine)

cruise/ferry port(s): Calais, Cherbourg, Le Havre

Strasbourg (Rhine) Bordeaux (Garronne)


Data for Educational Purpose Only.

Source: 

The World Factbook 2016-17. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2016.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html


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France Government

France Economy

France Energy Resources

France Communications System

France Transportation System

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France Transnational Issues

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