Iran Transportation System

IRAN

Iran National air transport system:

number of registered air carriers: 15 (2015)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 228 (2015)

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 15,003,958 (2015)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 107,184,869 mt-km (2015)

Iran Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:

EP (2016)

Iran Airports:

319 (2013)

country comparison to the world: 22

Iran Airports – with paved runways:

total: 140 (2017)

over 3,047 m: 42 (2017)

2,438 to 3,047 m: 29 (2017)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 26 (2017)

914 to 1,523 m: 36 (2017)

under 914 m: 7 (2017)

Iran Airports – with unpaved runways:

total: 179 (2013)

over 3,047 m: 1 (2013)

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

1,524 to 2,437 m: 9 (2013)

914 to 1,523 m: 135 (2013)

under 914 m: 32 (2013)

Iran Heliports:

26 (2013)

Iran Pipelines:

7 km condensate, 973 km condensate/gas, 20794 km gas, 570 km liquid petroleum gas, 8625 km oil, 7937 km refined products (2013)

Iran Railways:

total: 8,484 km (2014)

standard gauge: 8,389.5 km 1.435-m gauge (189.5 km electrified) (2014)

broad gauge: 94 km 1.676-m gauge (2014)

country comparison to the world: 25

Iran Roadways:

Iran Waterways:

850 km (on Karun River; some navigation on Lake Urmia) (2012)

country comparison to the world: 69

Iran Merchant marine:

total: 720

by type: bulk carrier 31, container ship 25, general cargo 336, oil tanker 17, other 311 (2018)

country comparison to the world: 31

Iran Ports and terminals:

major seaport(s): Bandar-e Asaluyeh, Bandar Abbas, Bandar Emam

container port(s) (TEUs): Bandar Abbas (2,607,000) (2017)


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


Other Pages Relating to Country Iran:

Iran at a Glance and One Page Summary

Iran Background and Introduction

Iran Geography

Iran People and Society

Iran Government

Iran Economy

Iran Energy Resources

Iran Communications System

Iran Transportation System

Iran Military and Security System

Iran Transnational Issues

Iran Capital Flag and Currency

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