Transportation in Angola

Railways:
  • total: 2,761 km
  • narrow gauge: 2,638 km 1.067-m gauge; 123 km 0.600-m gauge (2002)

Highways:
  • total: 76,626 km
  • paved: 19,156 km
  • unpaved: 57,470 km (1997 est.)

Waterways: 1,295 km navigable

Pipelines: crude oil 179 km

Ports and harbors: Ambriz, Cabinda, Lobito, Luanda, Malongo, Namibe, Porto Amboim, Soyo

Merchant marine:

  • total: 8 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 30,311 GRT/48,924 DWT
  • ships by type: cargo 7, petroleum tanker 1 (2002 est.)

Airports: 243 (2002)

Airports - with paved runways:

  • total: 32
  • over 3,047 m: 4
  • 2,438 to 3,047 m: 8
  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 14
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 5
  • under 914 m: 1 (2002 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
  • total: 211 (2002)
  • over 3,047 m: 2
  • 2,438 to 3,047 m: 4
  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 30
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 95
  • under 914 m: 80 (2002 est.)

National Airline:
  • TAAG Air Angola

Reference

This article comes from the
CIA World Factbook 2003.

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