Ireland Transportation System

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Ireland National air transport system:

number of registered air carriers: 6 (2015)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 431 (2015)

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 113,144,501 (2015)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 138.58 million mt-km (2015)

Ireland Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:

EI (2016)

Ireland Airports:

40 (2013)

country comparison to the world: 105

Ireland Airports – with paved runways:

total: 16 (2017)

over 3,047 m: 1 (2017)

2,438 to 3,047 m: 1 (2017)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 4 (2017)

914 to 1,523 m: 5 (2017)

under 914 m: 5 (2017)

Ireland Airports – with unpaved runways:

total: 24 (2013)

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

914 to 1,523 m: 2 (2013)

under 914 m: 21 (2013)

Ireland Pipelines:

2,427 km gas (2017)

Ireland Railways:

total: 4,301 km (2018)

narrow gauge: 1,930 km 0.914-m gauge (operated by the Irish Peat Board to transport peat to power stations and briquetting plants) (2018)

broad gauge: 2,371 km 1.600-m gauge (53 km electrified) (2018)

country comparison to the world: 44

Ireland Roadways:

total: 99,830 km (2018)

paved: 99,830 km (includes 2,717 km of expressways) (2018)

country comparison to the world: 40

Ireland Waterways:

956 km (pleasure craft only) (2010)

country comparison to the world: 67

Ireland Merchant marine:

total: 88

by type: bulk carrier 8, general cargo 34, oil tanker 1, other 45 (2018)

country comparison to the world: 91

Ireland Ports and terminals:

major seaport(s): Dublin, Shannon Foynes

cruise port(s): Cork, Dublin

container port(s) (TEUs): Dublin (529,563) (2016)

river port(s): Cork (Lee), Waterford (Suir)


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 Ireland:

Ireland at a Glance and One Page Summary

Ireland Background and Introduction

Ireland Geography

Ireland People and Society

Ireland Government

Ireland Economy

Ireland Energy Resources

Ireland Communications System

Ireland Transportation System

Ireland Military and Security System

Ireland Transnational Issues

Ireland Capital Flag and Currency

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