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Spratly Islands

Spratly 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)
  • 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 4 2013 191st out of 235
Airports > With paved runways > Total 3 2013 173th out of 233
Airports > With unpaved runways > Total 1 2013 195th out of 195
Heliports 3 2013 52nd out of 108
Ports and harbors none; offshore anchorage only 2005
Ports and terminals none; offshore anchorage only 2013

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

Citation

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

Spratly Islands Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 6

Spratly Islands categories

Economy Government People
Geography Military Transport