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Saint Helena

Saint Helena 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)
  • 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.
  • Transportation > Note: This entry includes miscellaneous transportation information of significance not included elsewhere.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 1 2010 235th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 132.57 per 1 million people 2007 22nd out of 221
Airports > With paved runways > Total 1 2011 231st out of 231
Highways > Paved 168 km 2000 62nd out of 65
Highways > Total 198 km 2000 67th out of 69
Ports and harbors Georgetown (on Ascension), Jamestown 2005
Ports and terminals Saint Helena: Jamestown
Ascension Island: Georgetown
Tristan da Cunha: Calshot Harbor (Edinburgh)
2011
Railways 0.0 2003 85th out of 86
Road network length > Km 2014 207th out of 219
Roadways > Paved 168 km 2011 152nd out of 165
Roadways > Total 198 km 2011 179th out of 191
Roadways > Unpaved 30 km 2002 17th out of 19
Transportation > Note there is no air connection to Saint Helena or Tristan da Cunha; an international airport for Saint Helena is in development for 2010 2011

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

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

Saint Helena Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 6 Roadways 4
Highways 3