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Philippines Transportation 2008

Airports: 255 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways: total: 84 over 3,047 m: 4 2,438 to 3,047 m: 8 1,524 to 2,437 m: 26 914 to 1,523 m: 36 under 914 m: 10 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 171 1,524 to 2,437 m: 4 914 to 1,523 m: 68 under 914 m: 99 (2007)
Heliports: 2 (2007)
Pipelines: gas 565 km; oil 135 km; refined products 105 km (2007)
Railways: total: 897 km narrow gauge: 897 km 1.067-m gauge (492 km are in operation) (2006)
Roadways: total: 200,037 km paved: 19,804 km unpaved: 180,233 km (2003)
Waterways: 3,219 km (limited to vessels with draft less than 1.5 m) (2007)
Merchant marine: total: 391 by type: bulk carrier 75, cargo 125, carrier 16, chemical tanker 17, container 6, liquefied gas 5, passenger 6, passenger/cargo 68, petroleum tanker 36, refrigerated cargo 15, roll on/roll off 11, vehicle carrier 11 foreign-owned: 161 (Bermuda 34, China 4, Greece 4, Hong Kong 1, Japan 81, Malaysia 1, Netherlands 23, Norway 10, Singapore 1, Taiwan 1, UAE 1) registered in other countries: 11 (Comoros 1, Cyprus 1, Hong Kong 1, Indonesia 1, Panama 7) (2008)
Ports and terminals: Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Liman, Manila, Nasipit Harbor
Transportation - note: the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial and offshore waters in the South China Sea as high risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships; numerous commercial vessels have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; hijacked vessels are often disguised and cargo diverted to ports in East Asia; crews have been murdered or cast adrift

NOTE: The transportation information regarding Philippines 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 Philippines Transportation 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Philippines Transportation 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.