Every day, some 93,000 flights take off from approximately 9,000 airports. At any given time, there are between 8,000 and 13,000 airplanes in the air. Over 30,000 flights with two million passengers on board take off every single day in the United States alone. Check out the video below to see this amazing feat of progress in action:
- Animation produced by the Institute of Applied Information Technology (InIT), Zurich University of Applied Sciences.