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    Philippines Transportation 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/philippines/philippines_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 897 km of which 492 km in operation
      narrow gauge: 492 km 1.067-m gauge (1996)

      Highways
      total: 156,997 km (1996 est.)
      paved: NA km
      unpaved: NA km
      note: probably less than 30,000 km are designated arterial roads and not all of these are all-weather roads

      Waterways 3,219 km; limited to shallow-draft (less than 1.5 m) vessels

      Pipelines petroleum products 357 km

      Ports and harbors Batangas, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Guimaras Island, Iligan, Iloilo, Jolo, Legaspi, Manila, Masao, Puerto Princesa, San Fernando, Subic Bay, Zamboanga

      Merchant marine
      total: 535 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 7,334,164 GRT/11,511,707 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 206, cargo 130, chemical tanker 5, combination bulk 12, container 11, liquefied gas tanker 10, livestock carrier 12, oil tanker 48, passenger 4, passenger-cargo 13, refrigerated cargo 20, roll-on/roll-off cargo 15, short-sea passenger 31, vehicle carrier 18
      note: a flag of convenience registry; Japan owns 21 ships, Hong Kong 4, Cyprus 1, Denmark 1, Greece 1, Netherlands 1, Norway 1, Panama 1, Singapore 1, and Taiwan 1 (1997 est.)

      Airports 262 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 75
      over 3,047 m: 3
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 25
      914 to 1,523 m: 30
      under 914 m: 10 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 187
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
      914 to 1,523 m: 63
      under 914 m: 121 (1997 est.)

      Heliports 1 (1997 est.)

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

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