Transport in Nicaragua

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Transport in Nicaragua revolves around road and sea transport modalities.

Highways[edit]

  • Total: 19,137 km
  • Paved: 2,033 km
  • Unpaved: 17,104 km (2009)

Railways[edit]

As of 2012, there are no trains in Nicaragua. All traffic has been suspended since September 2001.

Waterways[edit]

2,220 km, including 2 large lakes. There is also the potential Nicaragua canal.

Pipelines[edit]

Ports and harbors[edit]

Atlantic Ocean (Caribbean)[edit]

Pacific Ocean[edit]

Other[edit]

Merchant marine[edit]

None (1999 est.)

Airports[edit]

147 airports (2013)

Airports - with paved runways[edit]

Total airports: 12

  • 2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 3
  • under 914 m: 4

(2013)[1]

Nicaragua's main international airport is Managua International Airport.

Airports - with unpaved runways[edit]

Total airports: 135

  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 15
  • under 914 m: 119

(2013)[2]

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