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    Jamaica Transportation - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/jamaica/jamaica_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 272 km
      standard gauge: 272 km 1.435-m gauge; note - 207 km, belonging to the Jamaica Railway Corporation, were in common carrier service but are no longer operational; the remaining track is privately owned and used to transport bauxite (2000)

      Highways
      total: 19,000 km
      paved: 13,433 km
      unpaved: 5,567 km (1997)

      Waterways none

      Pipelines petroleum products 10 km

      Ports and harbors Alligator Pond, Discovery Bay, Kingston, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio, Rocky Point, Port Esquivel (Longswharf)

      Merchant marine
      total: 1 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 21,954 GRT/25,250 DWT
      ships by type: petroleum tanker 1, includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Latvia 2, United States 2 (2002 est.)

      Airports 35 (2001)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 11
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
      914 to 1,523 m: 3
      under 914 m: 5 (2001)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 24
      914 to 1,523 m: 2
      under 914 m: 22 (2001)

      NOTE: The information regarding Jamaica 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 Jamaica Transportation 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jamaica Transportation 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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