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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Transport > Air transport stats

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  • Freight > Million ton-km: Air freight is the volume of freight, express, and diplomatic bags carried on each flight stage (operation of an aircraft from takeoff to its next landing), measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled."
  • Freight > Million tons per km: Air freight is the volume of freight, express, and diplomatic bags carried on each flight stage (operation of an aircraft from takeoff to its next landing), measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled.
  • Passengers carried: Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country.
  • Passengers carried > Per capita: Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Registered carrier departures worldwide: Registered carrier departures worldwide are domestic takeoffs and takeoffs abroad of air carriers registered in the country.
  • Registered carrier departures worldwide > Per capita: Registered carrier departures worldwide are domestic takeoffs and takeoffs abroad of air carriers registered in the country. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Freight > Million ton-km 8,172.81
Ranked 5th.
39,313.6
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Japan

Freight > Million tons per km 8,549.24 million tons/km
Ranked 2nd.
37,357.64 million tons/km
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Japan

Passengers carried 97.02 million
Ranked 6th.
701.78 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Japan

Passengers carried > Per capita 762.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th.
2,309.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Japan

Registered carrier departures worldwide 655,495
Ranked 8th.
9.05 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Japan

Registered carrier departures worldwide > Per capita 5.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th.
29.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 6 times more than Japan

SOURCES: International Civil Aviation Organisation, Civil Aviation Statistics of the World and ICAO staff estimates.; World Development Indicators database

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