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Cuba Transportation - 2024


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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 4 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 18

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 560,754 (2018)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 17.76 million (2018) mt-km

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix



123 (2024)


4 (2024)


41 km gas, 230 km oil (2013)


total: 8,367 km (2017)

standard gauge: 8,195 km (2017) 1.435-m gauge (124 km electrified)

narrow gauge: 172 km (2017) 1.000-m gauge

note: As of 2013, 70 km of standard gauge and 12 km of narrow gauge track were not for public use


total: 60,000 km (2015)

paved: 20,000 km (2001)

unpaved: 40,000 km (2001)


240 km (2011) (almost all navigable inland waterways are near the mouths of rivers)

Merchant marine

total: 65 (2023)

by type: general cargo 13, oil tanker 10, other 42

Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Antilla, Cienfuegos, Guantanamo, Havana, Matanzas, Mariel, Nuevitas Bay, Santiago de Cuba

NOTE: The information regarding Cuba 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 Cuba 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cuba 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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