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Transportation in Puerto Rico

total: 96 km
narrow gauge: 96 km 1.000-m gauge, rural, narrow-gauge system for hauling sugarcane; no passenger service

total: 14,400 km
paved: 14,400 km
unpaved: 0 km (1996 est.)

Ports and harbors: Guanica[?], Guayanilla[?], Guayama[?], Playa de Ponce, San Juan

Merchant marine:
total: 1 ship (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 17,513 GRT/14,976 DWT
ships by type: roll-on/roll-off 1 (1999 est.)

Airports: 30 (1999 est.)

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 21 (Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan)

over 3,047 m: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
914 to 1,523 m: 9
under 914 m: 6 (1999 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 9
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m: 7 (1999 est.)

See also : Puerto Rico

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