Life in the air

in naturephotography •  9 months ago 

Cruizing at 34000 feet.

Camera: Olympus E-M1 MKII
Lens: Sigma 150mm 1:2.8 APO


According to Flight Aware, there are 9,728 planes in the air at any given time with more than 1.2 million passengers. The lightest day to fly is New Year's Day, with around 3,350 planes in the air. The heaviest day was August 5, 2016, when 12,856 planes took to the skies with more than 1.5 million people on board.




When is your next flight?


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Great picture onealfa and interesting facts about air traffic.
I try to fly as less as possible to be honest to have a as small as possible carbon footprint.
But just local holidays isn't a solution either if you want to show the world to your kids. So our next flight as a family is in November.
Greetings from Vilanova

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Thanks @hauptmann, I found this figure ( 1.2 mln) also quite shocking

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