Tuvalu Transportation - 2023


Civil aircraft registration country code prefix



1 (2021)

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Airports - with unpaved runways


note: unpaved runways have a surface composition such as grass or packed earth and are most suited to the operation of light aircraft; unpaved runways are usually short, often less than 1,000 m (3,280 ft.) in length; airports with unpaved runways often lack facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control


total: 8 km (2011)

paved: 8 km (2011)

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Merchant marine

total: 260

by type: bulk carrier 23, container ship 3, general cargo 39, oil tanker 24, other 171 (2022)

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Ports and terminals

major seaport(s): Funafuti

NOTE: The information regarding Tuvalu on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Tuvalu 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Tuvalu 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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