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Peru Transportation
Railways:
total: 3,462 km
standard gauge: 2,962 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 500 km 0.914-m gauge (2003)
Highways:
total: 72,900 km
paved: 9,331 km
unpaved: 63,569 km (1999 est.)
Waterways:
8,808 km
note: 8,600 km of navigable tributaries of Amazon system and 208 km of Lago Titicaca
Pipelines:
gas 388 km; oil 1,557 km; refined products 13 km (2003)
Ports and harbors:
Callao, Chimbote, Ilo, Matarani, Paita, Puerto Maldonado, Salaverry, San Martin, Talara, Iquitos, Pucallpa, Yurimaguas
note: Iquitos, Pucallpa, and Yurimaguas are all on the upper reaches of the Amazon and its tributaries
Merchant marine:
total: 3 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 13,666 GRT/17,611 DWT
foreign-owned: United States 1
registered in other countries: 19 (2003 est.)
by type: cargo 2, petroleum tanker 1
Airports:
233 (2003 est.)
Airports - with paved runways:
total: 52
over 3,047 m: 5
2,438 to 3,047 m: 20
914 to 1,523 m: 9
under 914 m: 2 (2003 est.)
1,524 to 2,437 m: 16
Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 181
1,524 to 2,437 m: 21
914 to 1,523 m: 62
under 914 m: 98 (2003 est.)
Heliports:
1 (2003 est.)
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