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Svalbard

Svalbard 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)
  • 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 4 2013 190th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 1,806.68 per 1 million people 2007 2nd out of 221
Airports > With paved runways > Total 1 2013 229th out of 233
Airports > With unpaved runways > Total 3 2013 166th out of 195
Heliports 1 2013 106th out of 108
Ports and harbors Barentsburg, Longyearbyen, Ny-Alesund, Pyramiden 2005
Ports and terminals Barentsburg, Longyearbyen, Ny-Alesund, Pyramiden 2013
Railways 0.0 2003 79th out of 86

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

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

Svalbard Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 10