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Syria

Transportation



National air transport system


number of registered air carriers: 2
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 11
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 475,932
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 1,517,388 mt-km (2015)


Civil aircraft registration country code prefix


YK (2016)


Airports


90 (2013)


Airports - with paved runways


total: 29
over 3,047 m: 5
2,438 to 3,047 m: 16
914 to 1,523 m: 3
under 914 m: 5 (2013)


Airports - with unpaved runways


total: 61
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
914 to 1,523 m: 12
under 914 m: 48 (2013)


Heliports


6 (2013)


Pipelines


gas 3,170 km; oil 2,029 km (2013)


Railways


total: 2,052 km
standard gauge: 1,801 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 251 km 1.050-m gauge (2014)


Roadways


total: 69,873 km
paved: 63,060 km
unpaved: 6,813 km (2010)


Waterways


900 km (navigable but not economically significant) (2011)


Merchant marine


total: 19
by type: bulk carrier 4, cargo 14, carrier 1
registered in other countries: 166 (Barbados 1, Belize 4, Bolivia 4, Cambodia 22, Comoros 5, Dominica 4, Georgia 24, Lebanon 2, Liberia 1, Malta 4, Moldova 5, North Korea 4, Panama 34, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 9, Sierra Leone 13, Tanzania 23, Togo 6, unknown 1) (2010)


Ports and terminals


major seaport(s): Baniyas, Latakia, Tartus







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