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Transportation in Vietnam

Railways:
  • total: 2,652 km
  • standard gauge: 166 km 1.435-m gauge
  • narrow gauge: 2,249 km 1.000-m gauge
  • dual gauge: 237 km NA-m gauges (three rails) (1998)

Highways:

  • total: 93,300 km
  • paved: 23,418 km
  • unpaved: 69,882 km (1996 est.)

Waterways: 17,702 km navigable; more than 5,149 km navigable at all times by vessels up to 1.8 m draft

Pipelines: petroleum products 150 km

Ports and harbors: Cam Ranh, Da Nang, Haiphong, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Gai, Qui Nhon, Nha Trang

Merchant marine:

total: 133 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 616,115 GRT/941,611 DWT

ships by type: bulk 7, cargo 103, chemical tanker 1, combination bulk 1, container 1, liquified gas 1, petroleum tanker 15, refrigerated cargo 4 (1999 est.)

Airports: 48 (1999 est.)

Airports - with paved runways:

  • total: 36
  • over 3,047 m: 8
  • 2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 5
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 13
  • under 914 m: 7 (1994 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways:

  • total: 12
  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 5
  • under 914 m: 5 (1994 est.)

See also : Vietnam



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