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Airports:
174 (2004 est.)

Airports - with paved runways :
total: 142
over 3,047 m: 7
2,438 to 3,047 m: 39
1,524 to 2,437 m: 37
914 to 1,523 m: 29
under 914 m: 30 (2005 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 31
over 3,047 m: 1
914 to 1,523 m: 4
under 914 m: 26 (2005 est.)

Heliports:
15 (2005 est.)

Pipelines:
gas 2,719 km; oil 170 km; oil/gas/water 60 km (2004)

Railways:
total: 23,577 km (16,519 km electrified)
standard gauge: 3,204 km 1.435-m gauge (3,204 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 77 km 1.372-m gauge (77 km electrified); 20,265 km 1.067-m gauge (13,227 km electrified); 11 km 0.762-m gauge (11 km electrified) (2004)

Roadways:
total: 1,177,278 km
paved: 914,745 km (including 6,946 km of expressways)
unpaved: 262,533 km (2002)

Waterways:
1,770 km (seagoing vessels use inland seas) (2004)

Merchant marine:
total: 702 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 10,149,196 GRT/12,680,544 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 136, cargo 29, chemical tanker 23, container 13, liquefied gas 53, passenger 16, passenger/cargo 157, petroleum tanker 160, refrigerated cargo 4, roll on/roll off 52, vehicle carrier 59
registered in other countries: 2,233 (2005)

Ports and terminals:
Chiba, Kawasaki, Kiire, Kisarazu, Kobe, Mizushima, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, Yohohama

 

 
 

 



 


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