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Denmark Transportation - 2024


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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 10 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 76

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 582,011 (2015)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: mt-km

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix



99 (2024)


25 (2024)


1,536 km gas, 330 km oil (2015)


total: 2,682 km (2020) 876 km electrified


total: 73,591 km (2022)


400 km (2010)

Merchant marine

total: 715 (2023)

by type: bulk carrier 15, container ship 132, general cargo 69, oil tanker 107, other 392

Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Baltic Sea - Aarhus, Copenhagen, Fredericia, Kalundborg

cruise port(s): Copenhagen

river port(s): Aalborg (Langerak)

dry bulk cargo port(s): Ensted (coal)

North Sea - Esbjerg,

Transportation - note

Denmark operates icebreakers in the Baltic Sea and Danish Straits; currently operating three PC 5 or 6 class light icebreakers
note - PC indicates a Polar Class vessel: PC 5 - year-round operation in medium first-year ice which may include old ice inclusions (ice thickness up to 70-120 cm); PC 6 - summer/autumn operation in medium first-year ice which may include old ice inclusions (ice thickness up to 30-70 cm)

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

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