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The U.S. ranks 1st in airports

27 February 2011 Leave a comment

According to the most recent data available from CIA World Factbook, the U.S. has 15,079 airports, or 34. 3% of the world’s total airports.  That is enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

Prepared by Michael J. Rooney

The U.S. ranks 14th in road transport energy use

30 July 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, 32.3 of all energy consumption in the United States goes toward road transport, which makes the United States rank fourteenth in that category. Yemen ranks first, at 59.6 percent.

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