Belgium



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Belgium Transportation 2008

Airports: 43 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways: total: 27 over 3,047 m: 6 2,438 to 3,047 m: 7 1,524 to 2,437 m: 4 914 to 1,523 m: 1 under 914 m: 9 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 16 914 to 1,523 m: 1 under 914 m: 15 (2007)
Heliports: 1 (2007)
Pipelines: gas 1,562 km; oil 158 km; refined products 535 km (2007)
Railways: total: 3,536 km standard gauge: 3,536 km 1.435-m gauge (2,950 km electrified) (2006)
Roadways: total: 152,256 km paved: 119,079 km (includes 1,763 km of expressways) unpaved: 33,177 km (2006)
Waterways: 2,043 km (1,528 km in regular commercial use) (2006)
Merchant marine: total: 79 by type: bulk carrier 20, cargo 9, chemical tanker 1, container 6, liquefied gas 20, passenger 2, petroleum tanker 11, roll on/roll off 10 foreign-owned: 6 (Denmark 4, France 2) registered in other countries: 111 (Bahamas 15, Cyprus 2, France 6, Gibraltar 2, Greece 16, Hong Kong 3, Liberia 4, Luxembourg 7, Malta 15, Mozambique 2, Netherlands 2, Netherlands Antilles 1, Panama 2, Portugal 1, Portugal 7, Russia 4, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8, Sierra Leone 1, Singapore 8, Vanuatu 4) (2008)
Ports and terminals: Antwerp, Gent, Liege, Zeebrugge

NOTE: The transportation information regarding Belgium on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Belgium Transportation 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belgium Transportation 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.