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Syria Transportation
Railways:
total: 2,711 km
standard gauge: 2,460 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 251 km 1.050-m gauge (2003)
Highways:
total: 43,381 km
paved: 10,021 km (including 877 km of expressways)
unpaved: 33,360 km (1999)
Waterways:
870 km (minimal economic importance)
Pipelines:
gas 2,300 km; oil 2,183 km (2003)
Ports and harbors:
Baniyas, Jablah, Latakia, Tartus
Merchant marine:
total: 122 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 446,981 GRT/636,620 DWT
foreign-owned: Egypt 1, Germany 1, Greece 1, Italy 1, Lebanon 10, Romania 1
registered in other countries: 83 (2003 est.)
by type: bulk 12, cargo 101, container 2, livestock carrier 4, petroleum tanker 1, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 1
Airports:
93 (2003 est.)
Airports - with paved runways:
total: 26
over 3,047 m: 5
2,438 to 3,047 m: 16
under 914 m: 2 (2003 est.)
914 to 1,523 m: 3
Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 67
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 10
under 914 m: 55 (2003 est.)
Heliports:
7 (2003 est.)
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