Transport in Lithuania

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This article provides an overview of the transport infrastructure of Lithuania. For transport in the Soviet Union, see Transport in the Soviet Union.

Railways

Railway station in Vilnius

There is a total of 1,998 route km of railways, of which:

Rail links with adjacent countries

Lithuanian road system

Major highways in Lithuania
Lithuanian highways as a part of the Trans-European Network

(2006):
total: 21,328.09 kilometres (13,252.66 mi)
paved: 12,912.22 km (8,023.28 mi)
unpaved: 8,415.87 km (5,229.38 mi)

Highways

Motorways most of route

Roads that are part of Via Baltica

Interbellum built highways

A road system

The A roads (Magistraliniai keliai) total 1,748.84 km (1,086.68 mi).

Museum

Waterways

The are 600 kilometres (370 mi) that are perennially navigable.

Pipelines

In 1992, there were 105 km (65 mi) of crude oil pipelines, and 760 km (470 mi) of natural gas pipelines.

Ports and harbors

Sea ports

Klaipėda port

River ports

Merchant marine

The merchant marine consists of 47 ships of 1,000 GRT or over, together totaling 279,743 GRT/304,156 tonnes deadweight (DWT).

Ships by type: Cargo 25, Combination bulk 8, Petroleum tanker 2, Railcar carrier 1, Refrigerated cargo 6, Roll on/roll off 2, Short-sea passenger 3.

Note: These totals include some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Denmark 13 (2002 est.)

Airports

Vilnius International Airport

In Lithuania, there are four international airports:

  • Paved Runways : 9 in total
    • over 3,047 m: 2
    • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
    • under 914 m: 3
  • Unpaved runways : 63 in total
    • 2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
    • 914 to 1,523 m: 5
    • under 914 m: 55

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