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    United States Transportation 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/united_states/united_states_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 240,000 km mainline routes (nongovernment owned)
      standard gauge: 240,000 km 1.435-m gauge (1989)

      Highways
      total: 6.42 million km
      paved: 3,903,360 km (including 88,400 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 2,516,640 km (1996 est.)

      Waterways 41,009 km of 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: 286 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 9,627,000 GRT/13,257,000 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 15, container 79, chemical tanker 15, roll-on/roll-off 28, liquefied gas tanker 13, cruise/passenger 3, tanker 94, tanker tug-barge 12, other 27
      note: in addition, there are 192 government-owned vessels (1997 est.)

      Airports 14,574 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 5,167
      over 3,047 m: 181
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 218
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1,280
      914 to 1,523 m: 2,450
      under 914 m: 1,038 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 9,407
      over 3,047 m: 1
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 6
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 164
      914 to 1,523 m: 1,686
      under 914 m: 7,550 (1997 est.)

      Heliports 109 (1997 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding United States on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United States Transportation 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States Transportation 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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