TRANSPORTATION

Railways: 3,557 kilometres total
. Narrow Gauge: 3,505 km 1.067-metre gauge
. Standard Gauge: 52 kilometres 1.435-metre gauge (2002)
Highways: 194,394 kilometres total
. Paved: 60,068 km (including 1,194 kilometres of expressways)
. Unpaved: 134,326 kilometres (1999 est.)
Waterways: 8,575 kilometres (consisting of the Niger and Benue rivers and smaller rivers and creeks)
Pipelines: Condensate (105 kilometres); gas 1,660 (kilometres); oil 3,634 (kilometres) (2003)
Ports and Harbours: Calabar, Lagos, Onne, Port Harcourt, Sapele, Warri
Merchant marine: 44 ships total (1,000 Gross Register Tonnes or over) 327,689 Gross Register Tonnes /607,560 Deadweight Tonnes
. Foreign-owned Ships: Bulgaria 1, Greece 1, Norway 1, Pakistan 1, Togo 1, US 1 (2002 est.)
. Ships by Type: bulk (1), cargo (7), chemical tanker (5), petroleum tanker (29), roll on/roll off (1), specialized tanker (1)
Airports: 70 (2002)
Airports With Paved Runways: 36 total
. Over 3,047 metres: 7
. 2,438 to 3,047 metres: 10
. 914 to 1,523 metres: 6
. Under 914 metres: 3 (2002)
. 1,524 to 2,437 metres: 10
Airports With Unpaved Runways: 34 total
. 1,524 to 2,437 metres: 3
. 914 to 1,523 metres: 13
. Under 914 metres: 18 (2002)
Heliports: 1 (2002)