Transportation in Costa Rica


Transportation in Costa Rica

There are many modes of Transportation in Costa Rica.


= Railways =

*"total:" Convert|278|km|mi|0|abbr=on
*"narrow gauge:" Convert|278|km|mi|0|abbr=on of RailGauge|42 gauge (Convert|260|km|mi|0|abbr=on electrified)

Railways links to adjacent countries

(from North to South)
* Nicaragua - no

* Panama - no (there was a break-of-gauge from RailGauge|42 since Panama once used RailGauge|36 gauge)

* FERISTSA Railway would connect Mexico with Panama - 1435mm gauge. [ [http://www.reference.com/browse/wiki/FERISTSA Reference.com/Encyclopedia/FERISTSA ] ]

Highways

*"total:" Convert|35330|km|mi|0|abbr=on
*"paved:" Convert|8621|km|mi|0|abbr=on
*"unpaved:" Convert|26709|km|mi|0|abbr=on

Waterways

Convert|730|km|mi|0|abbr=on, seasonally navigable by small craft


= Pipelines =

* refined products Convert|242|km|mi|0|abbr=on

Ports and harbors

Atlantic Ocean

* Moin
* Puerto Limón

Pacific Ocean

* Caldera
* Golfito
* Puerto Quepos
* Puntarenas

Merchant marine

*"total:" 2 ships (GRT|1000|first=yes or over) GRT|2,308/DWT|743|metric|first=yes
*"ships by type:"
** passenger/cargo ships 2

Airports

157 see also List of airports in Costa Rica

Airports - with paved runways

*"total:" 32
*"2,438 to 3,047 m:" 2
*"1,524 to 2,437 m:" 2
*"914 to 1,523 m:" 24
*"under 914 m:" 101

Airports - with unpaved runways

*"total:" 125
*"914 to 1,523 m:" 24
*"under 914 m:" 101

External links

* [http://www.trycostarica.com/s/buses/ Costa Rica Bus Schedules]

*Costa Rica Executive Transportation [http://www.costaricanexecutivetransportation.com] Chauffeur Driven Luxury Transportation and Security Service. Providing Transportation to anywhere in Costa Rica, air charters, meet and greet services, airport transfers for all travelers to Costa Rica.

See also

* Costa Rica

References


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