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    United States Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/united_states/united_states_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 194,731 km mainline routes
      standard gauge: 194,731 km 1.435-m gauge
      note: represents the aggregate length of roadway of all line-haul railroads including an estimate for class II and III railroads; excludes 135,185 km of yard tracks, sidings, and parallel lines (2002)


      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: 348 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 9,414,676 GRT/12,207,346 DWT
      ships by type: barge carrier 2, bulk 71, cargo 26, chemical tanker 13, combination bulk 2, combination ore/oil 1, container 79, freighter 15, heavy lift carrier 3, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 73, refrigerated cargo 3, roll on/roll off 46, short-sea passenger 2, specialized tanker 2, vehicle carrier 9
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Australia 1, Canada 4, Denmark 15, France 1, Germany 1, Netherlands 3, Norway 7, Puerto Rico 4, Singapore 11, Sweden 1, United Kingdom 3; also, the US owns 549 additional ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 29,616,347 DWT that operate under the registries of Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Finland, Gibraltar, Hong Kong (China), Indonesia, Isle of Man, Italy, Liberia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Netherlands, Norway, Norway (NIS), Panama, Peru, Philippines, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Tonga, UK, Vanuatu, and Wallis and Futuna (2002 est.)


      Airports: 14,801 (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 5,131
      over 3,047 m: 185
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 222
      914 to 1,523 m: 2,390
      under 914 m: 969 (2002)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1,365


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 9,670
      under 914 m: 7,802 (2002)
      over 3,047 m: 1
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
      914 to 1,523 m: 1,702
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 158


      Heliports: 149 (2002)


      NOTE: The information regarding United States on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States Transportation 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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