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    United States Transportation - 2005
    http://www.allcountries.org/wfb2005/united_states/united_states_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 227,736 km
      standard gauge: 227,736 km 1.435-m gauge (2003)

      Highways:
      total: 6,393,603 km
      paved: 4,180,053 km (including 74,406 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 2,213,550 km (2003)

      Waterways:
      41,009 km (19,312 km used for commerce)
      note: Saint Lawrence Seaway of 3,769 km, including the Saint Lawrence River of 3,058 km, shared with Canada (2004)

      Pipelines:
      petroleum products 244,620 km; natural gas 548,665 km (2003)

      Ports and harbors:
      Anchorage, Baltimore, Boston, Charleston, Chicago, Duluth, Hampton Roads, Honolulu, Houston, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Port Canaveral, Portland (Oregon), Prudhoe Bay, San Francisco, Savannah, Seattle, Tampa, Toledo

      Merchant marine:
      total: 486 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 12,436,658 GRT/14,630,116 DWT
      by type: barge carrier 7, bulk carrier 19, cargo 152, chemical tanker 19, container 92, passenger 17, passenger/cargo 57, petroleum tanker 79, refrigerated cargo 2, roll on/roll off 28, vehicle carrier 14
      foreign-owned: 49 (Australia 2, Canada 8, China 1, Denmark 20, Malaysia 2, Netherlands 1, Norway 2, Singapore 11, Sweden 1, United Kingdom 1)
      registered in other countries: 680 (2005)

      Airports:
      14,857 (2004 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 5,128
      over 3,047 m: 188
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 221
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1,375
      914 to 1,523 m: 2,383
      under 914 m: 961 (2004 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 9,729
      over 3,047 m: 1
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 160
      914 to 1,523 m: 1,718
      under 914 m: 7,843 (2004 est.)

      Heliports:
      155 (2004 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding United States on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United States Transportation 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States Transportation 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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