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Northern Mariana Islands

Northern Mariana 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 > 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
  • Airports per million: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Heliports: Total number of established helicopter take-off and landing sites (which may or may not have fuel or other services).
  • 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 > Total: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Roadways > Total per 1000: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 5 2013 179th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 81.97 per 1 million people 2010 15th out of 133
Airports > With paved runways > Total 3 2013 166th out of 233
Airports > With unpaved runways > Total 2 2013 167th out of 195
Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m 1 2013 157th out of 177
Airports per million 92.83 2010 17th out of 197
Heliports 1 2013 77th out of 108
Ports and harbors Saipan, Tinian 2005
Ports and terminals Saipan, Tinian, Rota 2013
Railways 0.0 2003 21st out of 86
Road network length > Km 2014 191st out of 219
Roadways > Total 536 km 2008 41st out of 49
Roadways > Total per 1000 9.35 km 2008 16th out of 43

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003

Citation

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

Northern Mariana Islands Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 24 Maritime 17