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

Timeline

2008

* 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. [ [http://www.railpage.com.au/f-t11342426.htm Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela - Railpage Australia™ Forums (Central and South America) ] ]

Highways

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

Waterways

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

Airports

359 (2006 est.)

Airports - with paved runways

"total:"98
"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

"total:"261
"914 to 1,523 m:"33
"under 914 m:"228

Heliports

1 (2006)

National airlines

*AeroGal
*Ecuatoriana-former flag carrier
*TAME
*VIP airlines

References

See also

* Ecuador
* Rail transport by country

* [http://www.volunteeringecuador.info/en/about-ecuador/transportation-in-ecuador.html Useful tips and articles about transportation in Ecuador]


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