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    Egypt Transportation - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/egypt/egypt_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 4,955 km
      standard gauge: 4,955 km 1,435-m gauge (42 km electrified; 1,560 km double-track) (2000 est.)

      Highways
      total: 64,000 km
      paved: 50,000 km
      unpaved: 14,000 km (1996)

      Waterways 3,500 km
      note: including the Nile, Lake Nasser, Alexandria-Cairo Waterway, and numerous smaller canals in the delta; Suez Canal (193.5 km including approaches), used by oceangoing vessels drawing up to 16.1 m of water

      Pipelines crude oil 1,171 km; petroleum products 596 km; natural gas 460 km

      Ports and harbors Alexandria, Al Ghardaqah, Aswan, Asyut, Bur Safajah, Damietta, Marsa Matruh, Port Said, Suez

      Merchant marine
      total: 175 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,331,186 GRT/1,987,964 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 23, cargo 58, container 2, liquefied gas 1, passenger 61, petroleum tanker 14, roll on/roll off 13, short-sea passenger 3
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience:, Denmark 1, Germany 1, Greece 6, Lebanon 3, Monaco 1, Ukraine 1 (2002 est.)

      Airports 92 (2001)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 72
      over 3,047 m: 13
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 37
      914 to 1,523 m: 2
      under 914 m: 3 (2001)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 17

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 20
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
      under 914 m: 10 (2001)
      914 to 1,523 m: 7

      Heliports 2 (2001)

      NOTE: The information regarding Egypt on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Egypt Transportation 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Egypt Transportation 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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