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Australia Transportation Profile 2018

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Railwaystotal: 36,967.5 km
broad gauge: 3,727 km 1.600-m gauge (372 km electrified)
standard gauge: 18,727 km 1.435-m gauge (650 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 14,513.5 km 1.067-m gauge (2,075.5 km electrified) (2014)
Roadwaystotal: 823,217 km
paved: 356,343 km
unpaved: 466,874 km (2011)
Waterways2,000 km (mainly used for recreation on Murray and Murray-Darling River systems) (2011)
Pipelinescondensate/gas 637 km; gas 30,054 km; liquid petroleum gas 240 km; oil 3,609 km; oil/gas/water 110 km; refined products 72 km (2013)
Ports and terminalsmajor seaport(s): Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Fremantle, Geelong, Gladstone, Hobart, Melbourne, Newcastle, Port Adelaide, Port Kembla, Sydney
dry bulk cargo port(s): Dampier (iron ore), Dalrymple Bay (coal), Hay Point (coal), Port Hedland (iron ore), Port Walcott (iron ore)
container port(s) (TEUs): Brisbane (1,152,000), Melbourne (2,638,000), Sydney (2,330,000)(2015)
LNG terminal(s) (export): Darwin, Karratha, Burrup, Curtis Island
Merchant marinetotal: 549
by type: bulk carrier 4, general cargo 83, oil tanker 10, other 452 (2017)
Airports480 (2013)
Airports - with paved runwaystotal: 349
over 3,047 m: 11
2,438 to 3,047 m: 14
1,524 to 2,437 m: 155
914 to 1,523 m: 155
under 914 m: 14 (2017)
Airports - with unpaved runwaystotal: 131
1,524 to 2,437 m: 16
914 to 1,523 m: 101
under 914 m: 14 (2013)
Heliports1 (2013)
National air transport systemnumber of registered air carriers: 11
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 175
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 69,294,187
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 1,887,295,820 mt-km (2015)
Civil aircraft registration country code prefixVH (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018