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Lebanon Transportation Profile 2004

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Railways

total: 401 km
standard gauge: 319 km 1.435-m
narrow gauge: 82 km 1.050-m
note: rail system was unusable because of damage during the civil war in the 1980s; short sections are operable (2003)

Roadways

total: 7,300 km
paved: 6,198 km
unpaved: 1,102 km (1999 est.)

Pipelines

oil 209 km (2004)

Ports and terminals

Antilyas, Batroun, Beirut, Chekka, El Mina, Ez Zahrani, Jbail, Jounie, Naqoura, Sidon, Tripoli, Tyre

Merchant marine

total: 49 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 198,602 GRT/248,313 DWT
by type: bulk 5, cargo 23, chemical tanker 1, combination bulk 1, container 2, liquefied gas 1, livestock carrier 8, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 4, vehicle carrier 3
foreign-owned: Greece 7, India 1, Netherlands 4, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1, Spain 1, Syria 2
registered in other countries: 52 (2004 est.)

Airports

8 (2003 est.)

Airports - with paved runways

total: 5
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
under 914 m: 1 (2004 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways

total: 3
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m: 1 (2004 est.)


Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of May 15, 2007


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