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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