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Transport > Air transport Stats: compare key data on Switzerland & United Kingdom

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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 Switzerland United Kingdom HISTORY
Freight > Million ton-km 1,181.57
Ranked 20th.
6,283.83
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Switzerland

Freight > Million tons per km 1,109.64 million tons/km
Ranked 21st.
5,998.43 million tons/km
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than Switzerland

Passengers carried 14.35 million
Ranked 22nd.
104.71 million
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than Switzerland

Passengers carried > Per capita 1,893.12 per 1,000 people
Ranked 7th. 10% more than United Kingdom
1,718.19 per 1,000 people
Ranked 10th.

Registered carrier departures worldwide 158,788
Ranked 24th.
1.06 million
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Switzerland

Registered carrier departures worldwide > Per capita 20.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th. 21% more than United Kingdom
17.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th.

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

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