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Papua New Guinea Transportation
Highways:
total: 19,600 km
paved: 686 km
unpaved: 18,914 km (1999 est.)
Waterways:
10,940 km
Pipelines:
oil 264 km (2003)
Ports and harbors:
Kieta, Lae, Madang, Port Moresby, Rabaul
Merchant marine:
total: 23 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 47,586 GRT/60,934 DWT
foreign-owned: Singapore 2, United Kingdom 6
registered in other countries: 1 (2003 est.)
by type: bulk 1, cargo 12, chemical tanker 1, combination ore/oil 2, container 1, petroleum tanker 4, roll on/roll off 2
Airports:
559 (2003 est.)
Airports - with paved runways:
total: 21
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 14
under 914 m: 1 (2003 est.)
914 to 1,523 m: 4
Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 538
1,524 to 2,437 m: 10
914 to 1,523 m: 62
under 914 m: 466 (2003 est.)
Heliports:
2 (2003 est.)
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