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World > Asia > Sri Lanka > Transportation (Facts)

Sri Lanka - Transportation (Facts)
Airports: 16 (2006)
Airports - with paved runways: total: 14
over 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 6
914 to 1,523 m: 7 (2006)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 2
under 914 m: 2 (2006)
Railways: total: 1,449 km
broad gauge: 1,449 km 1.676-m gauge (2006)
Roadways: total: 97,287 km
paved: 78,802 km
unpaved: 18,485 km (2003)
Waterways: 160 km (primarily on rivers in southwest) (2006)
Merchant marine: total: 22 ships (1000 GRT or over) 144,066 GRT/196,418 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 1, cargo 17, container 2, petroleum tanker 2
foreign-owned: 7 (Germany 5, UAE 2)
registered in other countries: 5 (Panama 5) (2006)
Ports and terminals: Colombo, Galle


Facts at a Glance: Geography - People - Government - Economy - Communications - Transportation - Military - Climate - Current Time - Ranking Positions - Sri Lanka Rupee Exchange Rates
Notes and Commentary: People - Economy - Government and Political Conditions - Historical Highlights - Foreign Relations - Relations with U.S.



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions
Sri Lanka Rupee Exchange Rates


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Historical Highlights
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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