Sunday, February 6, 2011

Transportation of America


Airports:                                                             
    Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
15,079 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 1
Airports - with paved runways:                            
    Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
total: 5,194
over 3,047 m: 189
2,438 to 3,047 m: 235
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1,479
914 to 1,523 m: 2,316
under 914 m: 975 (2010)
Airports - with unpaved runways:                           
    Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
total: 9,885
2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
1,524 to 2,437 m: 155
914 to 1,523 m: 1,752
under 914 m: 7,971 (2010)
Heliports:                                                               
    Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
126 (2010)
Pipelines:                                                                
    Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
petroleum products 244,620 km; natural gas 548,665 km (2009)
Railways:                                                               
    Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
total: 226,427 km
country comparison to the world: 1
standard gauge: 226,427 km 1.435-m gauge (2007)
Roadways:                                                             
    Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
total: 6,506,204 km
country comparison to the world: 1
paved: 4,374,784 km (includes 75,238 km of expressways)
unpaved: 2,131,420 km (2008)
Waterways:                                                            
    Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
41,009 km (19,312 km used for commerce)
country comparison to the world: 4
note: Saint Lawrence Seaway of 3,769 km, including the Saint Lawrence River of 3,058 km, shared with Canada (2008)
Merchant marine:                                                    
    Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
total: 418
country comparison to the world: 26
by type: barge carrier 6, bulk carrier 58, cargo 58, carrier 3, chemical tanker 30, container 87, passenger 18, passenger/cargo 56, petroleum tanker 45, refrigerated cargo 3, roll on/roll off 27, vehicle carrier 27
foreign-owned: 86 (Australia 1, Bermuda 5, Canada 1, Denmark 34, France 4, Germany 3, Malaysia 2, Norway 10, Singapore 17, Sweden 5, UK 4)
registered in other countries: 734 (Antigua and Barbuda 6, Australia 2, Bahamas 100, Belgium 2, Bermuda 25, Cambodia 4, Canada 9, Cayman Islands 54, Comoros 2, Cyprus 7, Georgia 1, Greece 7, Hong Kong 31, Indonesia 2, Ireland 2, Isle of Man 2, Italy 21, Liberia 39, Luxembourg 3, Malta 35, Marshall Islands 168, Netherlands 15, Norway 9, Panama 102, Portugal 4, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 19, Sierra Leone 1, Singapore 33, South Korea 8, UK 11, unknown 8) (2010)
Ports and terminals:                                                  
    Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
cargo ports (tonnage): Baton Rouge, Corpus Christi, Houston, Long Beach, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Plaquemines, Tampa, Texas City
container ports (TEUs): Los Angeles (7,849,985), Long Beach (6,350,125), New York/New Jersey (5,265,058), Savannah (2,616,126), Oakland (2,236,244), Hampton Roads (2,083,278) (2008)
cruise departure ports (passengers): Miami (2,032,000), Port Everglades (1,277,000), Port Canaveral (1,189,000), Seattle (430,000), Long Beach (415,000) (2009)

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