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Transportation in Jordan

Railways:
total: 677 km
narrow gauge: 677 km 1.050-m gauge (2000) See Hedjaz Railway.

Highways:
total: 8,000 km
paved: 8,000 km
unpaved: 0 km (2000 est.)

Pipelines: crude oil 209 km; note - may not be in use

Ports and harbors: Al 'Aqabah

Merchant marine:
total: 7 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 42,746 GRT/59,100 DWT
ships by type: bulk 2, cargo 2, container 1, livestock carrier 1, roll-on/roll-off 1 (1999 est.)

Airports: 20 (1999 est.)

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 16
over 3,047 m: 9
2,438 to 3,047 m: 4
under 914 m: 3 (1999 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 4
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 2 (1999 est.)

Heliports: 1 (1999 est.)

See also : Jordan



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