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Canada Transportation 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Canada Transportation 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

National air transport system:
number of registered air carriers: 51
[see also: National air transport system - number of registered air carriers country ranks ]
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 879
[see also: National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers country ranks ]
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 80,228,301
[see also: National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 2,074,830,881 mt-km (2015)
[see also: National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers country ranks ]

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:
C (2016)

Airports:
1,467 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 4
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 523
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 21
2,438 to 3,047 m: 19
1,524 to 2,437 m: 147
914 to 1,523 m: 257
under 914 m: 79 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 944
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 75
914 to 1,523 m: 385
under 914 m: 484 (2013)

Heliports:
26 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas and liguid petroleum 100,000 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 77,932 km
standard gauge: 77,932 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
country comparison to the world: 4
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 1,042,300 km
[see also: Roadways - total (km) country ranks ]
paved: 415,600 km (includes 17,000 km of expressways)
[see also: Roadways - paved (km) country ranks ]
unpaved: 626,700 km (2011)
[see also: Roadways - unpaved (km) country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 7

Waterways:
636 km (Saint Lawrence Seaway of 3,769 km, including the Saint Lawrence River of 3,058 km, shared with United States) (2011)
country comparison to the world: 77
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 181
by type: bulk carrier 62, cargo 15, carrier 1, chemical tanker 15, combination ore/oil 1, container 2, passenger 5, passenger/cargo 63, petroleum tanker 11, roll on/roll off 6
foreign-owned: 19 (Estonia 1, France 1, Netherlands 1, Norway 4, Sweden 2, US 10)
registered in other countries: 225 (Australia 5, Bahamas 96, Barbados 11, Cambodia 2, Cyprus 2, Honduras 1, Hong Kong 77, Liberia 2, Malta 5, Marshall Islands 8, Norway 1, Panama 6, Spain 4, Vanuatu 5) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 35
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Halifax, Saint John (New Brunswick), Vancouver
river and lake port(s): Montreal, Quebec City, Sept-Isles (St. Lawrence); Fraser River Port (Fraser); Hamilton (Lake Ontario)
oil terminal(s): Lower Lakes terminal
dry bulk cargo port(s): Port-Cartier (iron ore and grain),
container port(s): Montreal (1,362,975), Vancouver (2,507,032)(2011)
LNG terminal(s) (import): Saint John


NOTE: The information regarding Canada on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Canada Transportation 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Canada Transportation 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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