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El Salvador Transportation 2001

Railways: total:  562 km narrow gauge:  562 km 0.914-m gauge note:  length of route which is operational is reduced to 283 km by disuse and lack of maintainance (2001)
Highways: total:  10,029 km paved:  1,986 km (including 327 km of expressways) unpaved:  8,043 km (1997)
Waterways: Rio Lempa partially navigable
Ports and harbors: Acajutla, Puerto Cutuco, La Libertad, La Union, Puerto El Triunfo
Merchant marine: none (2000 est.)
Airports: 83 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  4 over 3,047 m:  1 1,524 to 2,437 m:  1 914 to 1,523 m:  2 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  79 914 to 1,523 m:  17 under 914 m:  62 (2000 est.)
Heliports: 1 (2000 est.)

NOTE: The transportation information regarding El Salvador on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of El Salvador Transportation 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about El Salvador Transportation 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.