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Afghanistan


    • Railroads:

        total:
        24.6 km

        broad gauge:
        9.6 km 1.524-m gauge from Gushgy (Turkmenistan) to Towraghondi; 15 km 1,524-m gauge from Termiz (Uzbekistan) to Kheyrabad transshipment point on south bank of Amu Darya

    • Highways:

        total:
        21,000 km

        paved:
        2,800 km

        unpaved:
        gravel 1,650 km; earth 16,550 km (1984)

    • Inland waterways:
      total navigability 1,200 km; chiefly Amu Darya, which handles vessels up to about 500 metric tons

    • Pipelines:
      petroleum products - Uzbekistan to Bagram and Turkmenistan to Shindand; natural gas 180 km

    • Ports:
      Keleft, Kheyrabad, Shir Khan

    • Airports:

        total:
        48

        with paved runways over 3,047 m:
        3

        with paved runways 2,438 to 3,047 m:
        5

        with paved runways 1,524 to 2,437 m:
        2

        with paved runways under 914 m:
        15

        with unpaved runways 2,438 to 3,047 m:
        3

        with unpaved runways 1,524 to 2,438 m:
        14

        with unpaved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        6






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