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Ecuador Transportation

Ecuador    Transportation Top of Page
Railways: total:  965 km

narrow gauge:  965 km 1.067-m gauge (2000)
Highways: total:  43,197 km

paved:  8,165 km

unpaved:  35,032 km (1999 est.)
Waterways: 1,500 km
Pipelines: crude oil 800 km; petroleum products 1,358 km
Ports and harbors: Esmeraldas, Guayaquil, La Libertad, Manta, Puerto Bolivar, San Lorenzo
Merchant marine: total:  30 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 233,312 GRT/385,784 DWT

ships by type:  cargo 2, chemical tanker 1, liquefied gas 1, passenger 3, petroleum tanker 22, specialized tanker 1 (2000 est.)
Airports: 180 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  59

over 3,047 m:  2

2,438 to 3,047 m:  5

1,524 to 2,437 m:  18

914 to 1,523 m:  15

under 914 m:  19 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  121

914 to 1,523 m:  32

under 914 m:  89 (2000 est.)
Heliports: 1 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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