Iraq Transportation System

IRAQ

Iraq National air transport system:

number of registered air carriers: 4 (2015)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 39 (2015)

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 484,803 (2015)

annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 10,758,230 mt-km (2015)

Iraq Civil aircraft registration country code prefix:

YI (2016)

Iraq Airports:

102 (2013)

country comparison to the world: 55

Iraq Airports – with paved runways:

total: 72 (2017)

over 3,047 m: 20 (2017)

2,438 to 3,047 m: 34 (2017)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 4 (2017)

914 to 1,523 m: 7 (2017)

under 914 m: 7 (2017)

Iraq Airports – with unpaved runways:

total: 30 (2013)

over 3,047 m: 3 (2013)

2,438 to 3,047 m: 5 (2013)

1,524 to 2,437 m: 3 (2013)

914 to 1,523 m: 13 (2013)

under 914 m: 6 (2013)

Iraq Heliports:

16 (2013)

Iraq Pipelines:

2455 km gas, 913 km liquid petroleum gas, 5432 km oil, 1637 km refined products (2013)

Iraq Railways:

total: 2,272 km (2014)

standard gauge: 2,272 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)

country comparison to the world: 69

Iraq Roadways:

total: 59,623 km (2012)

paved: 59,623 km (includes Kurdistan Region) (2012)

country comparison to the world: 65

Iraq Waterways:

5,279 km (the Euphrates River (2,815 km), Tigris River (1,899 km), and Third River (565 km) are the principal waterways) (2012)

country comparison to the world: 22

Iraq Merchant marine:

total: 80

by type: general cargo 1, oil tanker 6, other 73 (2018)

country comparison to the world: 98

Iraq Ports and terminals:

river port(s): Al Basrah (Shatt al-‘Arab); Khawr az Zubayr, Umm Qasr (Khawr az Zubayr waterway)


Data for Educational Purpose Only.

Source: 

The World Factbook 2016-17. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2016.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html


Other Pages Relating to Country Iraq:

Iraq at a Glance and One Page Summary

Iraq Background and Introduction

Iraq Geography

Iraq People and Society

Iraq Government

Iraq Economy

Iraq Energy Resources

Iraq Communications System

Iraq Transportation System

Iraq Military and Security System

Iraq Transnational Issues

Iraq Capital Flag and Currency

 

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