With the exception of a railway system, Jordan has a developed public and private transportation system. There are three international airports in Jordan. The Hedjaz Jordan Railway runs one passenger train a day each way.

Inside Queen Alia International Airport
The Abdoun Bridge connecting east and west Amman
The Highway 65 (Dead Sea Highway) passing by the Dead Sea.
A Phosphate train passing near the Desert Highway
The port of Aqaba

Roadways Edit

In 2009, it was estimated that Jordan had 7,891 kilometres (4,903 mi) of paved highways. Some of the major highways in Jordan are:

Railways Edit

Pipelines Edit

gas 473 km; oil 49 km

Ports and harbors Edit

The port of Aqaba on the Gulf of Aqaba is the only sea port in Jordan.

Merchant marine Edit

total: 7 ships (with a volume of 1,000 gross tonnage (GT) or over) totaling 42,746 GT/59,100 tonnes deadweight (DWT)
ships by type (1999): bulk carrier 2, cargo ship 2, container ship 1, livestock carrier 1, roll-on/roll-off ship 1 The governments of Jordan, Egypt, and Iraq own and operate the Arab Bridge Maritime company, which is the largest passenger transport company on the Red Sea.

Airports Edit

18 as of 2012

Airports - with paved runways Edit

As of 2012, there was a total of 16 airports, the main airports being:

total (2012): 16
over 10,000 ft (3,000 m): 8
8,000 to 9,999 ft (2,438 to 3,048 m): 5
under 3,000 ft (910 m): 1

Airports - with unpaved runways Edit

total (2012): 2 under 3,000 ft (910 m): 2

Heliports (2016) Edit


Maps Edit

See also Edit

References Edit

  This article incorporates public domain material from The World Factbook. CIA.

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