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Thailand Transportation

Thailand    Transportation Top of Page
Railways: total:  3,940 km

narrow gauge:  3,940 km 1.000-m gauge (99 km double track)
Highways: total:  64,600 km

paved:  62,985 km

unpaved:  1,615 km (1996)
Waterways: 4,000 km

note:  3,701 km are navigable throughout the year by boats with drafts up to 0.9 meters; numerous minor waterways serve shallow-draft native craft
Pipelines: petroleum products 67 km; natural gas 350 km
Ports and harbors: Bangkok, Laem Chabang, Pattani, Phuket, Sattahip, Si Racha, Songkhla
Merchant marine: total:  294 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,845,972 GRT/2,923,914 DWT

ships by type:  bulk 36, cargo 133, chemical tanker 3, combination bulk 1, container 14, liquefied gas 20, multi-functional large-load carrier 3, passenger 1, petroleum tanker 61, refrigerated cargo 13, roll on/roll off 2, short-sea passenger 2, specialized tanker 5 (2000 est.)
Airports: 110 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  59

over 3,047 m:  6

2,438 to 3,047 m:  11

1,524 to 2,437 m:  21

914 to 1,523 m:  17

under 914 m:  4 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  51

1,524 to 2,437 m:  1

914 to 1,523 m:  16

under 914 m:  34 (2000 est.)
Heliports: 2 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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