Transport in Tuvalu


Transport in Tuvalu

Transport services in Tuvalu are limited. A ferry runs between the main atolls. There are about 8 kilometers of roads and no railways.

Funafuti is the only port, there is also a deep-water berth in the harbour at Nukufetau. As of|1999, the merchant marine fleet consists of four ships of GRT|1,000|first=yes or over, totaling GRT|33,199/DWT|56,187|metric|first=yes. This includes two cargo ships and one passenger/cargo ship.

The only airport is Funafuti International Airport, it is a gravel strip. IATA airport code FUN.

The streets of Funafuti were paved and lit in mid-2002. Other roads are unpaved.

Tuvalu is among a few countries that do not have railroads.

:"See also :" Tuvalu

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