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Korea, North Transportation Profile

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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

Roadways
total: 25,554 km (2006)
paved: 724 km (2006)
unpaved: 24,830 km (2006)
Waterways
2,250 km (most navigable only by small craft) (2011)
Pipelines
6 km oil (2013)
Ports and terminals
major seaport(s): Ch'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam, Namp'o, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Wonsan
Merchant marine
total: 264
by type: bulk carrier 9, container ship 5, general cargo 188, oil tanker 33, other 29 (2019)
Airports
total: 82 (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)
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)
Heliports
23 (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)
Civil aircraft registration country code prefix
P (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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