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Sri Lanka Transportation
Railways:
total: 1,449 km
broad gauge: 1,449 km 1.676-m gauge (2003)
Highways:
total: 96,695 km
paved: 91,860 km
unpaved: 4,835 km (1999)
Waterways:
430 km (navigable by shallow-draft craft)
Pipelines:
crude oil and petroleum products 62 km (1987)
Ports and harbors:
Colombo, Galle, Jaffna, Trincomalee
Merchant marine:
total: 18 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 120,924 GRT/173,604 DWT
by type: cargo 14, container 2, petroleum tanker 2
registered in other countries: 4 (2003 est.)
foreign-owned: Germany 8, Singapore 1
Airports:
14 (2003 est.)
Airports - with paved runways:
total: 13
over 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 6
914 to 1,523 m: 6 (2003 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 1
under 914 m: 1 (2003 est.)
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