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    United States Transportation - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/united_states/united_states_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2004 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 (2000)

      Highways:
      total: 6,406,296 km
      paved: 4,148,395 km (including 74,898 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 2,257,902 km (2002)

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

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

      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: 466 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 12,436,658 GRT/14,630,116 DWT
      by type: barge carrier 8, bulk 69, cargo 75, chemical tanker 12, combination bulk 2, combination ore/oil 1, container 100, multi-functional large load carrier 3, passenger 12, passenger/cargo 2, petroleum tanker 81, refrigerated cargo 3, roll on/roll off 83, short-sea/passenger 3, vehicle carrier 12
      foreign-owned: Australia 2, Canada 7, Denmark 17, Malaysia 1, Netherlands 1, Norway 6, Singapore 3, United Kingdom 5
      registered in other countries: 670 (2003 est.)

      Airports:
      14,807 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 5,128
      over 3,047 m: 188
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 221
      914 to 1,523 m: 2,383
      under 914 m: 961 (2003 est.)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1,375

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 9,679
      under 914 m: 7,796 (2003 est.)
      over 3,047 m: 1
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
      914 to 1,523 m: 1,714
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 161

      Heliports:
      155 (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding United States on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United States Transportation 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States Transportation 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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