Transport in Slovakia

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Transport in Slovakia is possible by rail, road, air or rivers. Slovakia is a developed Central European country with a well-developed rail network (3,662 km) and a highway system (225.25 km). Main international airport is the M. R. Štefánik Airport in the capital, Bratislava. Most important waterway is the river Danube used both by passenger, cargo and freight ships.

Railways[edit]

Railway network in Slovakia as of 2019
  • total: 3,662 km
  • broad gauge: 99 km of 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) gauge - used for freight transport only, see Uzhhorod - Košice broad gauge track
  • standard gauge: 3,473 km of 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) gauge (1,588 km electrified; 1,011 km double track)
  • narrow gauge: 50 km (45 km of 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) gauge; 5 km of 760 mm (2 ft 5 1516 in) gauge)

(2008)

Roads[edit]

Highway network in Slovakia
  • total: 43,761 km
  • paved: 38,085 km (including 384 km of expressways)
  • unpaved: 5,676 km

(2008)

Highways[edit]

Waterways[edit]

  • 172 km on the Danube used both by passenger, cargo and freight ships of nearly all sizes.

Pipelines[edit]

Ports and harbors[edit]

Airports[edit]

See:List of airports in Slovakia

total: 37 (2012)

Airports with paved runways[edit]

Length Amount
over 3,047 m 2
2,438 to 3,047 m 2
1,524 to 2,437 m 3
914 to 1,523 m 3
under 914 m 9
Total 19

(2012)

Airports with unpaved runways[edit]

total: 18

  • 914 to 1,523 m: 10
  • under 914 m: 8

(2002)

Heliports[edit]

total: 1 (2012)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook website https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html.

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