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Railways
total: 2,052 km (2014)
standard gauge: 1,801 km 1.435-m gauge (2014)
narrow gauge: 251 km 1.050-m gauge (2014)
Roadways
total: 69,873 km (2010)
paved: 63,060 km (2010)
unpaved: 6,813 km (2010)
Waterways
900 km (navigable but not economically significant) (2011)
Pipelines
3170 km gas, 2029 km oil (2013)
Ports and terminals
major seaport(s): Baniyas, Latakia, Tartus
Merchant marine
total: 25
by type: bulk carrier 1, general cargo 10, other 14 (2019)
Airports
total: 90 (2013)
Airports - with paved runways
total: 29 (2013)
over 3,047 m: 5 (2013)
2,438 to 3,047 m: 16 (2013)
914 to 1,523 m: 3 (2013)
under 914 m: 5 (2013)
Airports - with unpaved runways
total: 61 (2013)
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (2013)
914 to 1,523 m: 12 (2013)
under 914 m: 48 (2013)
Heliports
6 (2013)
National air transport system
number of registered air carriers: 3 (2020)
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 11
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 17,896 (2018)
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 30,000 mt-km (2018)
Civil aircraft registration country code prefix
YK (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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