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Korea, South Transportation Profile 2017

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Railwaystotal: 3,874 km
standard gauge: 3,874 km 1.435-m gauge (2,727 km electrified) (2015)
Roadwaystotal: 99,025 km
paved: 91,195 km (includes 4,193 km of expressways)
unpaved: 7,830 km (2015)
Waterways1,600 km (most navigable only by small craft) (2011)
Pipelinesgas 2,216 km; oil 16 km; refined products 889 km (2013)
Ports and terminalsmajor seaport(s): Busan, Incheon, Gunsan, Kwangyang, Mokpo, Pohang, Ulsan, Yeosu
container port(s) (TEUs): Busan (16,163,842), Kwangyang (2,061,958), Incheon (1,924,644)
LNG terminal(s) (import): Incheon, Kwangyang, Pyeongtaek, Samcheok, Tongyeong, Yeosu
Merchant marinetotal: 1,116
by type: bulk carrier 260, coal carrier 38, container ship 150, general cargo 178, LPG carrier 65, metal material carrier 10, petroleum goods/chemical goods carrier 253, petroleum tanker 51, refrigerated cargo 22, vehicle carrier 58, other 31 (2016)
foreign-owned: 31 (China 6, France 2, Japan 14, Taiwan 1, US 8) (2010)
registered in other countries: 516 (Hong Kong 3, Marshall Islands 170, North Korea 1, Panama 339, Singapore 2, Isle of Man 7, Cook Islands 1) (2016)
Airports111 (2013)
Airports - with paved runwaystotal: 71
over 3,047 m: 4
2,438 to 3,047 m: 19
1,524 to 2,437 m: 12
914 to 1,523 m: 13
under 914 m: 23 (2013)
Airports - with unpaved runwaystotal: 40
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m: 38 (2013)
Heliports466 (2013)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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