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    Libya Transportation 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      note : Libya has had no railroad in operation since 1965, all previous systemshaving been dismantled; current plans are to construct a 1.435-m standardgauge line from the Tunisian frontier to Tripoli and Misratah, then inlandto Sabha, center of a mineral-rich area, but there has been no progress; other plans made jointly with Egypt would establish a rail line from As Sallum,Egypt, to Tobruk with completion set for mid-1994; no progress has been reported

      Highways
      total: 19,189 km
      paved: 10,738 km
      unpaved : 8,451 km (1987)

      Waterways none

      Pipelines crude oil 4,383 km; petroleum products 443 km (includes liquefied petroleumgas or LPG 256 km); natural gas 1,947 km

      Ports and harbors Al Khums, Banghazi, Darnah, Marsa al Burayqah, Misratah, Ra's Lanuf,Tobruk, Tripoli, Zuwarah

      Merchant marine
      total : 30 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 689,086 GRT/1,209,083 DWT
      ships by type: cargo 9, chemical tanker 1, liquefied gas tanker 2, oil tanker 10, roll-on/roll-offcargo 4, short-sea passenger 4
      note: Libya owns an additional 5 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 33,050DWT operating under the registries of Algeria and Turkey (1996 est.)

      Airports 131 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 71
      over 3,047 m : 24
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 5
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 22
      914 to 1,523 m: 6
      under 914 m: 14 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total : 60
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 14
      914 to 1,523 m : 39 (1996 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Libya on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Libya Transportation 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Libya Transportation 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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