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Papua New Guinea Transportation Profile 2018

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Roadwaystotal: 9,349 km
paved: 3,000 km
unpaved: 6,349 km (2011)
Waterways11,000 km (2011)
Pipelinesoil 264 km (2013)
Ports and terminalsmajor seaport(s): Kimbe, Lae, Madang, Rabaul, Wewak
LNG terminal(s) (export): Port Moresby
Merchant marinetotal: 173
by type: container ship 8, general cargo 80, oil tanker 3, other 82 (2017)
Airports561 (2013)
Airports - with paved runwaystotal: 21
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 12
914 to 1,523 m: 5
under 914 m: 1 (2017)
Airports - with unpaved runwaystotal: 540
1,524 to 2,437 m: 11
914 to 1,523 m: 53
under 914 m: 476 (2013)
Heliports2 (2013)
National air transport systemnumber of registered air carriers: 6
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 47
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 2,062,584
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 34,827,034 mt-km (2015)
Civil aircraft registration country code prefixP2 (2016)

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

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