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Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Transport Stats

Definitions

  • Airports: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
  • Airports > Per capita: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces)
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Total: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces)
  • Highways > Paved: total length of the paved parts of the highway system
  • Highways > Total: total length of the highway system
  • Ports and harbors: The major ports and harbors selected on the basis of overall importance to each country. This is determined by evaluating a number of factors (e.g., dollar value of goods handled, gross tonnage, facilities, and military significance).
  • Ports and terminals: This entry lists major ports and terminals primarily on the basis of the amount of cargo tonnage shipped through the facilities on an annual basis. In some instances, the number of containers handled or ship visits were also considered.
  • Railways: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
  • Road network length > Km: Length of road network in kilometers in European Union countries.
  • Roadways > Paved: This entry is derived from Transport > Roadways, which gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Roadways > Total: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Roadways > Unpaved: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 7 2013 168th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 1,932.37 per 1 million people 2007 1st out of 221
Airports > With paved runways > Total 2 2013 185th out of 233
Airports > With unpaved runways > Total 5 2013 152nd out of 195
Highways > Paved 50 km 2002 5th out of 6
Highways > Total 440 km 2002 4th out of 5
Ports and harbors Stanley; note: the primary port is located in Stanley Harbour and known locally as FIPASS (Falkland Interim Port and Storage System); the facility consists of seven permanently moored barges providing 300 meters of berthing space; it was installed by the military after 1982 and handed over to the Falkland Islands Government in 1988 2005
Ports and terminals major seaport(s): Stanley 2013
Railways 0.0 2003 61st out of 86
Road network length > Km 2014 196th out of 219
Roadways > Paved 50 km 2013 152nd out of 159
Roadways > Total 440 km 2013 174th out of 195
Roadways > Unpaved 390 km 2008 34th out of 36

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Citation

"Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Transport Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Falkland-Islands-(Islas-Malvinas)/Transport

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 18 Roadways 3
Highways 3