A D V I S O R Y

The Embassy of the Philippines in Wellington, New Zealand informs the public that its office will move to and operate in a temporary location starting 30 October 2017, to give way to its Chancery’s seismic strengthening and upgrade.

The new office will be located at the following address (please see map here):

Level 1
95 Thorndon Quay
Thorndon, Wellington

With this transfer, there may be some disruption in our landline and internet connections. For any concern, please ring the Embassy’s hotline number at 0220746517. Thank you.

 

 

Transportation

Transportation Information

Railways:
total: 897 km
narrow gauge:
897 km 1.067-m gauge (405 km are not in operation) (2002) 

Highways:
total:
201,994 km
paved:
42,419 km
unpaved:
159,575 km (2000) 

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

Pipelines: gas 565 km; oil 135 km; refined products 100 km (2003) 

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:
385 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 4,524,259 GRT/6,437,171 DWT
foreign-owned:
Australia 2, Canada 1, Germany 2, Greece 11, Hong Kong 15, Japan 50, Malaysia 5, Netherlands 15, Norway 6, Panama 1, United Kingdom 2, United States 4
registered in other countries:
87 (2003 est.)
by type:
bulk 99, cargo 103, chemical tanker 7, combination bulk 7, container 8, liquefied gas 9, livestock carrier 10, passenger 4, passenger/cargo 10, petroleum tanker 45, refrigerated cargo 21, roll on/roll off 16, short-sea/passenger 26, specialized tanker 1, vehicle carrier 19

Airports: 253 (2003 est.) 

Airports¬ówith paved runways:
total: 82
over 3,047 m: 4
2,438 to 3,047 m: 6
1,524 to 2,437 m: 26
914 to 1,523 m: 35
under 914 m:
11 (2003 est.) 

Airports¬ówith unpaved runways:
total: 171
1,524 to 2,437 m: 5
914 to 1,523 m: 68
under 914 m:
98 (2003 est.) 

Heliports: 2 (2003 est.)


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