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Finland Transportation Profile 2017

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Railwaystotal: 5,923 km
broad gauge: 5,923 km 1.524-m gauge (3,262 km electrified) (2015)
Roadwaystotal: 454,000 km
highways: 78,000 km (50,000 paved, including 700 km of expressways; 28,000 unpaved)
urban roads: 26,000 km
private and forest roads: 350,000 km (2012)
Waterways8,000 km (includes Saimaa Canal system of 3,577 km; southern part leased from Russia; water transport used frequently in the summer and widely replaced with sledges on the ice in winter; there are 187,888 lakes in Finland that cover 31,500 km); Finland also maintains 8,200 km of coastal fairways (2013)
Pipelinesgas transmission pipes 1,286 km; distribution pipes 1,932 km (2016)
Ports and terminalsmajor seaport(s): Helsinki, Kotka, Naantali, Porvoo, Raahe, Rauma
Merchant marinetotal: 105
by type: bulk carrier 4, cargo 28, carrier 1, chemical tanker 6, passenger/cargo 14, roll on/roll off 34, other 18 (2015)
foreign-owned: 5 (Cyprus 1, Estonia 2, Iceland 1, Sweden 1) (2010)
registered in other countries: 47 (Bahamas 8, Germany 3, Gibraltar 2, Malta 3, Netherlands 13, Panama 2, Sweden 16) (2010)
Airports148 (2013)
Airports - with paved runwaystotal: 74
over 3,047 m: 3
2,438 to 3,047 m: 26
1,524 to 2,437 m: 10
914 to 1,523 m: 21
under 914 m: 14 (2013)
Airports - with unpaved runwaystotal: 74
914 to 1,523 m: 3
under 914 m: 71 (2013)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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