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    Australia Transportation - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/australia/australia_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Airports:
      450 (2005)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 308
      over 3,047 m: 10
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 12
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 133
      914 to 1,523 m: 140
      under 914 m: 13 (2005)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 142
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 18
      914 to 1,523 m: 110
      under 914 m: 14 (2005)

      Heliports:
      1 (2005)

      Pipelines:
      condensate/gas 492 km; gas 28,680 km; liquid petroleum gas 240 km; oil 4,773 km; oil/gas/water 110 km (2004)

      Railways:
      total: 54,652 km (3,859 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 5,434 km 1.600-m gauge
      standard gauge: 34,110 km 1.435-m gauge (1,397 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 14,895 km 1.067-m gauge (2,462 km electrified)
      dual gauge: 213 km dual gauge (2004)

      Roadways:
      total: 811,601 km
      paved: 316,524 km
      unpaved: 495,077 km (2002)

      Waterways:
      2,000 km (mainly used for recreation on Murray and Murray-Darling river systems) (2002)

      Merchant marine:
      total: 53 ships (1000 GRT or over) 1,360,458 GRT/1,532,874 DWT
      by type: barge carrier 2, bulk carrier 15, cargo 5, chemical tanker 3, container 1, liquefied gas 4, passenger 6, passenger/cargo 6, petroleum tanker 6, roll on/roll off 5
      foreign-owned: 17 (Canada 1, France 3, Germany 3, Japan 1, Netherlands 2, Norway 1, Philippines 1, UK 2, US 3)
      registered in other countries: 34 (The Bahamas 3, Bermuda 2, Fiji 1, Liberia 2, Marshall Islands 2, Netherlands 1, NZ 2, Panama 4, Portugal 1, Singapore 6, Spain 1, Tonga 1, UK 4, US 2, Vanuatu 2) (2005)

      Ports and terminals:
      Brisbane, Dampier, Fremantle, Gladstone, Hay Point, Melbourne, Newcastle, Port Hedland, Port Kembla, Port Walcott, Sydney


      NOTE: The information regarding Australia on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Australia Transportation 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Australia Transportation 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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