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French Guiana

French Guiana 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)
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway
  • 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.
  • Waterways: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 11 2006 159th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 55.13 per 1 million people 2006 38th out of 227
Airports > With paved runways > Total 4 2006 153th out of 230
Airports > With unpaved runways > Total 7 2006 149th out of 196
Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m 5 2006 127th out of 182
Ports and harbors Cayenne, Degrad des Cannes, Saint-Laurent du Maroni 2005
Ports and terminals Degrad des Cannes 2006
Railways 0.0 2003 54th out of 86
Waterways 3,760 km 2004 24th out of 74

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

Citation

"French Guiana Transport Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/French-Guiana/Transport

French Guiana Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 21