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    United States Transportation - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/united_states/united_states_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Airports:
      14,893 (2005)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 5,120
      over 3,047 m: 191
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 223
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1,402
      914 to 1,523 m: 2,355
      under 914 m: 949 (2005)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 9,773
      over 3,047 m: 1
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 156
      914 to 1,523 m: 1,736
      under 914 m: 7,873 (2005)

      Heliports:
      153 (2005)

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

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

      Roadways:
      total: 6,407,637 km
      paved: 4,164,964 km (including 74,950 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 2,242,673 km (2004)

      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)

      Merchant marine:
      total: 470 ships (1000 GRT or over) 10,698,467 GRT/13,466,359 DWT
      by type: barge carrier 7, bulk carrier 65, cargo 93, chemical tanker 20, container 82, passenger 19, passenger/cargo 56, petroleum tanker 76, refrigerated cargo 3, roll on/roll off 28, specialized tanker 1, vehicle carrier 20
      foreign-owned: 48 (Australia 2, Canada 6, Denmark 20, Greece 3, Malaysia 3, Netherlands 4, Norway 2, Sweden 4, Taiwan 1, UK 2, US 1)
      registered in other countries: 659 (Antigua and Barbuda 7, Australia 3, The Bahamas 121, Belize 2, Bermuda 26, Bolivia 1, Cambodia 6, Canada 2, Cayman Islands 42, China 1, Comoros 2, Cyprus 6, Finland 1, Gibraltar 2, Honduras 2, Hong Kong 19, Ireland 1, Isle of Man 3, Italy 15, North Korea 4, Liberia 77, Luxembourg 3, Malta 4, Marshall Islands 131, Federated States of Micronesia 2, Netherlands 11, Netherlands Antilles 1, Norway 13, Panama 97, Peru 1, Philippines 4, Puerto Rico 2, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 21, Singapore 6, Spain 6, Sweden 1, Tonga 1, Trinidad and Tobago 1, UK 6, US 1, Vanuatu 1, Venezuela 1, Wallis and Futuna 1, unknown 1) (2005)

      Ports and terminals:
      Corpus Christi, Duluth, Hampton Roads, Houston, Long Beach, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Tampa, Texas City
      note: 13 ports north of New Orleans (South Louisiana Ports) on the Mississippi River handle 290,000,000 tons of cargo annually


      NOTE: The information regarding United States 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 United States Transportation 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States Transportation 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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