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Lithuania Transportations
 
 
 

General

Railways extend 1,765 km across Lithuania, providing rail access to the Baltic Sea for Vilnius, Kaunas, and other major urban areas in 2008. About 71,301 km of the 80,715 km of roadways are paved.

In 2007 there were 441 km of perennial navigable waterways. Sea routes link Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea with 200 foreign ports; Kaunas is the principal inland port. In 2008, the merchant fleet consisted of 45 ships of 1,000 GRT or over. A railway sea ferry from Klaipeda to Mukran (Germany) began in 1986.

There are 87 airports in Lithuania, 32 with paved runways in 2009. Principal airports include Palanga, Vilnius, and Kaunas International at Kaunas, and one commercial airport in Siauliai. Two international airlines serve Lithuania: Lithuanian Airlines and Lietuva. In 2001, 304,100 passengers were carried on scheduled domestic and international airline flights.

Overview

Airports :
87 (2009)

Airports - with paved runways :
total: 32
over 3,047 m: 3
2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 7
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m: 19 (2009)

Airports - with unpaved runways :
total: 55
over 3,047 m: 1
914 to 1,523 m: 3
under 914 m: 51 (2009)

Pipelines :
gas 1,695 km; refined products 114 km (2009)

Railways :
total: 1,765 km
broad gauge: 1,743 km 1.524-m gauge (122 km electrified)
standard gauge: 22 km 1.435-m gauge (2008)

Roadways :
total: 80,715 km
paved: 71,301 km (includes 309 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,414 km (2007)

Waterways :
441 km (2007)

Merchant marine :
total: 45
by type: cargo 23, container 2, passenger/cargo 6, petroleum tanker 1, refrigerated cargo 13
foreign-owned: 6 (Denmark 5, Ukraine 1)
registered in other countries: 28 (Antigua and Barbuda 5, Cook Islands 1, North Korea 1, Malta 1, Norway 1, Panama 7, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 9, unknown 3) (2008)

Ports and terminals :
Klaipeda

 
 


 



 


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