Transport in Ecuador

= Railways =

"total:"812 km (single track)
"narrow gauge:"812 km RailGauge|42 gauge

Railway links with adjacent countries

* Colombia – no - proposed
* Peru – no



* July 5 - meeting between Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador regarding a railway for freight and passengers to link the three countries, and linking the Pacific with the Atlantic also. [ [ Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela - Railpage Australia™ Forums (Central and South America) ] ]


"total:"43,197 km
"paved:"6,467 km
"unpaved:"36,730 km (2004 est.)


1,500 km

= Pipelines =

* crude oil 800 km
* petroleum products 1,358 km

Ports and harbors

Pacific Ocean

* Esmeraldas
* Guayaquil, La Libertad
* Manta
* Puerto Bolívar
* San Lorenzo

Merchant marine

"total:"31 ships (GRT|1,000|first=yes or over) totaling GRT|184,819/DWT|300,339|metric|first=yes
"ships by type:" (2006 est.)
* Chemical tanker 1
* gas carrying tanker 1
* Passenger ships 7
* Petroleum tankers 21
* Specialized tanker 1"Foreign-owned:" 2
* Norway 1,
* Paraguay 1"Registered in other countries" 1
* Georgia 1


359 (2006 est.)

Airports - with paved runways

"over 3,047 m:"3
"2,438 to 3,047 m:"4
"1,524 to 2,437 m:"19
"914 to 1,523 m:"29
"under 914 m:"43

Airports – with unpaved runways

"914 to 1,523 m:"33
"under 914 m:"228


1 (2006)

National airlines

*Ecuatoriana-former flag carrier
*VIP airlines


See also

* Ecuador
* Rail transport by country

* [ Useful tips and articles about transportation in Ecuador]

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