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North Korea vs. Russia

Transportation

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Railways
total: 7,435 km (2014)
standard gauge: 7,435 km 1.435-m gauge (5,400 km electrified) (2014)

note: figures are approximate; some narrow-gauge railway also exists

total: 87,157 km (2014)
narrow gauge: 957 km 1.067-m gauge (on Sakhalin Island) (2014)
broad gauge: 86,200 km 1.520-m gauge (40,300 km electrified) (2014)

note: an additional 30,000 km of non-common carrier lines serve industries

Roadways
total: 25,554 km (2006)
paved: 724 km (2006)
unpaved: 24,830 km (2006)
total: 1,283,387 km (2012)
paved: 927,721 km (includes 39,143 km of expressways) (2012)
unpaved: 355,666 km (2012)
Waterways
2,250 km (most navigable only by small craft) (2011)
102,000 km (including 48,000 km with guaranteed depth; the 72,000-km system in European Russia links Baltic Sea, White Sea, Caspian Sea, Sea of Azov, and Black Sea) (2009)
Pipelines
6 km oil (2013)
177700 km gas, 54800 km oil, 19300 km refined products (2016)
Ports and terminals
major seaport(s): Ch'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam, Namp'o, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Wonsan
major seaport(s): Kaliningrad, Nakhodka, Novorossiysk, Primorsk, Vostochnyy
oil terminal(s): Kavkaz oil terminal
container port(s) (TEUs): Saint Petersburg (1,848,700) (2017)
LNG terminal(s) (export): Sakhalin Island
river port(s): Saint Petersburg (Neva River)
Merchant marine
total: 264
by type: bulk carrier 9, container ship 5, general cargo 188, oil tanker 33, other 29 (2019)
total: 2,739
by type: bulk carrier 16, container ship 13, general cargo 899, oil tanker 404, other 1,407 (2019)
Airports
total: 82 (2013)
total: 1,218 (2013)
Airports - with paved runways
total: 39 (2017)
over 3,047 m: 3 (2017)
2,438 to 3,047 m: 22 (2017)
1,524 to 2,437 m: 8 (2017)
914 to 1,523 m: 2 (2017)
under 914 m: 4 (2017)
total: 594 (2017)
over 3,047 m: 54 (2017)
2,438 to 3,047 m: 197 (2017)
1,524 to 2,437 m: 123 (2017)
914 to 1,523 m: 95 (2017)
under 914 m: 125 (2017)
Airports - with unpaved runways
total: 43 (2013)
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3 (2013)
1,524 to 2,437 m: 17 (2013)
914 to 1,523 m: 15 (2013)
under 914 m: 8 (2013)
total: 624 (2013)
over 3,047 m: 4 (2013)
2,438 to 3,047 m: 13 (2013)
1,524 to 2,437 m: 69 (2013)
914 to 1,523 m: 81 (2013)
under 914 m: 457 (2013)
Heliports
23 (2013)
49 (2013)
National air transport system
number of registered air carriers: 1 (2020)
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 4
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 103,560 (2018)
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 250,000 mt-km (2018)
number of registered air carriers: 32 (2020)
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 958
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 99,327,311 (2018)
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 6,810,610,000 mt-km (2018)
Civil aircraft registration country code prefix
P (2016)
RA (2016)

Source: CIA Factbook