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Transportation ::Pakistan

In 1992 the road system covered approximately 180,000 kilometers with 51% of the roads with asphalt.  There were an estimated number of 2 million motorists in 1992, including 932,000 motorcycles, 454,000 automobiles, 220,000 tractors, 157,000 trucks and vans, and 37,000 buses.  There is also an extensive network of railway in Pakistan.

Pakistan has three airlines that service the country and surrounding areas: Pakistan International Airline, Aero Asia and Airblue.  There are also several airports, some of which are internation: Islamabad International Airport, Quaid-E-Azam International Airport, Karachie Airport (also known as Jinnah International Airport), Quetta Airport, Sialkot International Airport, Peshawar Airport and the new Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore.

 

Airports:
148 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 38
Airports - with paved runways:
total: 101
over 3,047 m: 15
2,438 to 3,047 m: 20
1,524 to 2,437 m: 39
914 to 1,523 m: 18
under 914 m: 9 (2010)
Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 47
1,524 to 2,437 m: 11
914 to 1,523 m: 11
under 914 m: 25 (2010)
Heliports:
20 (2010)
Pipelines:
gas 10,402 km; oil 2,011 km; refined products 787 km (2009)
Railways:
total: 7,791 km
country comparison to the world: 28
broad gauge: 7,479 km 1.676-m gauge (293 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 312 km 1.000-m gauge (2007)
Roadways:
total: 259,197 km
country comparison to the world: 20
paved: 172,827 km (includes 711 km of expressways)
unpaved: 86,370 km (2007)
Merchant marine:
total: 10
country comparison to the world: 115
by type: bulk carrier 1, cargo 4, petroleum tanker 5
registered in other countries: 14 (Comoros 3, Georgia 1, Marshall Islands 1, Panama 5, Saint Kitts and Nevis 3, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1) (2010)
Ports and terminals:
Karachi, Port Muhammad Bin Qasim

 


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