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World > North America > Canada > Transportation (Facts)

Canada - Transportation (Facts)
Airports: 1,337 (2006)
Airports - with paved runways: total: 509
over 3,047 m: 18
2,438 to 3,047 m: 15
1,524 to 2,437 m: 151
914 to 1,523 m: 248
under 914 m: 77 (2006)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 828
1,524 to 2,437 m: 66
914 to 1,523 m: 355
under 914 m: 407 (2006)
Heliports: 12 (2006)
Pipelines: crude and refined oil 23,564 km; liquid petroleum gas 74,980 km (2005)
Railways: total: 48,068 km
standard gauge: 48,068 km 1.435-m gauge (2006)
Roadways: total: 1,042,300 km
paved: 415,600 km (includes 17,000 km of expressways)
unpaved: 626,700 km (2005)
Waterways: 636 km
note: Saint Lawrence Seaway of 3,769 km, including the Saint Lawrence River of 3,058 km, shared with United States (2007)
Merchant marine: total: 173 ships (1000 GRT or over) 2,129,243 GRT/2,716,340 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 62, cargo 10, chemical tanker 9, container 2, passenger 6, passenger/cargo 63, petroleum tanker 13, roll on/roll off 8
foreign-owned: 7 (Germany 3, Netherlands 1, Norway 1, US 2)
registered in other countries: 111 (Australia 1, Bahamas 18, Barbados 8, Cambodia 6, Cyprus 2, Denmark 1, Honduras 1, Hong Kong 28, Liberia 2, Malta 18, Marshall Islands 6, Panama 4, Russia 1, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6, US 4, Vanuatu 5) (2006)
Ports and terminals: Fraser River Port, Halifax, Montreal, Port-Cartier, Quebec, Saint John's (Newfoundland), Sept-Isles, Vancouver


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Notes and Commentary: Government and Political Conditions - Relations with U.S.



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions
Canadian Dollar Exchange Rates


Notes and Commentary
Government and Political Conditions
Relations with U.S.





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