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Transportation in Myanmar

Railways:
total: 3,991 km
narrow gauge: 3,991 km 1.000-m gauge

Highways:
total: 28,200 km
paved: 3,440 km
unpaved: 24,760 km (1996 est.)

Waterways: 12,800 km; 3,200 km navigable by large commercial vessels

Pipelines: crude oil 1,343 km; natural gas 330 km

Ports and harbors: Bassein, Bhamo, Chauk, Mandalay, Moulmein, Myitkyina, Rangoon, Akyab (Sittwe), Tavoy

Merchant marine:
total: 40 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 472,284 GRT/716,533 DWT
ships by type: bulk 13, cargo 20, container 2, passenger/cargo 3, petroleum tanker 2 (1999 est.)
note: a flag of convenience registry; includes ships of 2 countries: Japan owns 2 ships, US 3 (1998 est.)

Airports: 80 (1999 est.)

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 10
over 3,047 m: 2
2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 5
914 to 1,523 m: 2 (1999 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 70
over 3,047 m: 2
2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 13
914 to 1,523 m: 22
under 914 m: 32 (1999 est.)

Heliports: 1 (1999 est.)

See also : Myanmar



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