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Cameroon Transportation - 2024


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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 1 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 3

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 265,136 (2018)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 70,000 (2018) mt-km

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix



37 (2024)


1 (2024)


53 km gas, 5 km liquid petroleum gas, 1,107 km oil, 35 km water (2013)


total: 987 km (2014)

narrow gauge: 987 km (2014) 1.000-m gauge

note: railway connections generally efficient but limited; rail lines connect major cities of Douala, Yaounde, Ngaoundere, and Garoua; passenger and freight service provided by CAMRAIL


total: 77,589 km (2019)

paved: 5,133 km (2019)

unpaved: 72,456 km (2019)


(2010) (major rivers in the south, such as the Wouri and the Sanaga, are largely non-navigable; in the north, the Benue, which connects through Nigeria to the Niger River, is navigable in the rainy season only to the port of Garoua)

Merchant marine

total: 198 (2023)

by type: bulk carrier 2, general cargo 91, oil tanker 42, other 63

Ports and terminals

oil terminal(s): Limboh Terminal

river port(s): Douala (Wouri)

Garoua (Benoue)

NOTE: The information regarding Cameroon on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cameroon 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cameroon 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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