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    United States Transportation 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 225,750 km mainline routes
      standard gauge: 225,750 km 1.435-m gauge (1999)

      Highways:
      total: 6,370,031 km
      paved: 5,733,028 km (including 74,091 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 637,003 km (1997)

      Waterways: 41,009 km
      note: navigable inland channels, exclusive of the Great Lakes

      Pipelines: petroleum products 276,000 km; natural gas 331,000 km (1991)

      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: 376 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 10,814,622 GRT/14,416,517 DWT
      ships by type: barge carrier 9, bulk 68, cargo 29, chemical tanker 13, combination bulk 3, container 80, liquefied gas 1, multi-functional large-load carrier 3, passenger 9, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 98, roll on/roll off 49, short-sea passenger 3, specialized tanker 1, vehicle carrier 9 (2000 est.)

      Airports: 14,720 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 5,174
      over 3,047 m: 182
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 220
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1,331
      914 to 1,523 m: 2,440
      under 914 m: 1,001 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 9,546
      over 3,047 m: 3
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 6
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 164
      914 to 1,523 m: 1,675
      under 914 m: 7,698 (2000 est.)

      Heliports: 131 (2000 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding United States on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United States Transportation 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States Transportation 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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