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    Libya Transportation 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/libya/libya_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      note: Libya has had no railroad in operation since 1965, all previous systems having been dismantled; current plans are to construct a 1.435-m standard gauge line from the Tunisian frontier to Tripoli and Misratah, then inland to Sabha, center of a mineral-rich area, but there has been no progress; other plans made jointly with Egypt would establish a rail line from As Sallum, Egypt, to Tobruk with completion set for mid-1994; no progress has been reported

      Highways
      total: 83,200 km
      paved: 47,590 km
      unpaved: 35,610 km (1996 est.)

      Waterways none

      Pipelines crude oil 4,383 km; petroleum products 443 km (includes liquefied petroleum gas or LPG 256 km); natural gas 1,947 km

      Ports and harbors Al Khums, Banghazi, Darnah, Marsa al Burayqah, Misratah, Ra's Lanuf, Tobruk, Tripoli, Zuwarah

      Merchant marine
      total: 30 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 615,505 GRT/1,044,175 DWT
      ships by type: cargo 9, chemical tanker 1, liquefied gas tanker 3, oil tanker 9, roll-on/roll-off cargo 4, short-sea passenger 4 (1997 est.)

      Airports 145 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 60
      over 3,047 m: 24
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 5
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 23
      914 to 1,523 m: 5
      under 914 m: 3 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 85
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 15
      914 to 1,523 m: 43
      under 914 m: 20 (1997 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Libya 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 Libya Transportation 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Libya Transportation 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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