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Transport in Armenia

This article considers transport in Armenia. For Soviet transportation, see Transport in the Soviet Union.

Contents

  • Railways 1
    • Total 1.1
    • Broad gauge 1.2
    • International Links 1.3
  • Roadways 2
    • Total 2.1
    • Paved 2.2
    • Unpaved 2.3
  • Pipelines 3
  • Ports and harbors 4
  • Airports 5
    • Airports - with paved runways 5.1
    • Airports - with unpaved runways 5.2
  • References 6

Railways

Total

825 km (513 mi) in common carrier service; does not include industrial lines

Broad gauge

825 km of 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) gauge (825 km electrified) (1995) There is no service south of Yerevan.

City with metro system: Yerevan

International Links

Most of the cross-border lines are currently closed due to political problems.[1]

Roadways

As of the end of 2010, nearly 450,000 automobiles were registered in Armenia.[2]

Total

7,700 km
World Ranking: 144

Paved

7,700 km (including 1,561 km of expressways)

Unpaved

0 km (2006 est.)

Pipelines

Natural gas 2,233 km (2008)

Ports and harbors

Cargo shipments to Turkey.

Airports

11 (2008) Only Yerevan's Zvartnots International Airport and Gyumri's Shirak Airport are in use for commercial aviation.
country comparison to the world: 154

Airports - with paved runways

Total: 10

Over 3,047 m (9,900 feet): 2
1,524 to 2,437 m (7,920 feet): 2
914 to 1,523 m (4,950 feet): 4
Under 914 m: 2 (as of 2008)

Airports - with unpaved runways

Total: 1

1,524 to 2,437 m: 0
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 0 (as of 2008)

References

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook document "2009 edition".

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