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Midway Islands

Midway Islands 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 > 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)
  • Pipelines: The lengths and types of pipelines for transporting products like natural gas, crude oil, or petroleum products
  • 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.
  • Transportation > Note: This entry includes miscellaneous transportation information of significance not included elsewhere.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 3 2012 192nd out of 236
Airports > With paved runways > Total 2 2013 177th out of 233
Airports > With unpaved runways > Total 1 2013 183th out of 195
Pipelines 7.8 km 2003
Ports and harbors Sand Island 2005
Ports and terminals Sand Island 2013
Transportation > Note Henderson Field on Sand Island serves as an emergency landing site for aircraft crossing the Pacific Ocean 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

Citation

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

Midway Islands Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 6