Wake Island

Wake Island Transport Stats


  • 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)
  • 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.
Airports 1 2013 229th out of 235
Airports > With paved runways > Total 1 2013 226th out of 233
Ports and harbors none; two offshore anchorages for large ships 2005
Ports and terminals none; two offshore anchorages for large ships 2013
Transportation > Note there are no commercial or civilian flights to and from Wake Island, except in direct support of island missions; emergency landing is available 2013

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


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