Do you know how many flights journey each day? A lot.
If you only take civil aviation, one can estimate 115,000 flights per day on average this year.
Want to see how it actually looks like? Callum Prentice has created a really cool visualization of those around the globe. In 3D. And which you can play with (amazing use of WebGL!)
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✈︎ Captain's hat tip to Gen Kanai