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The business or practice of flying airplanes, helicopters, etc

  • Chicago’s O’Hare Airport handles the most passengers per year. Dubai Aiport handles most international passengers and Hong Kong International Airport handles the most cargo traffic every year.
  • Thailand’s New Bangkok International Airport is the highest world's tallest air traffic control tower. It is at 434 feet.
  • King Fahd International Airport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, is massive. It sits on 192,000 acres of land.
  • Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport in Caribbean island of Saba is the world's shortest airport. It is only 1,299 feet long.
  • KLM, established in 1919, is the world's oldest airline.
  • JFK Airport in New York was originally named Idlewild Airport.
  • A commercial aircraft flies at an average speed of 800 kilometres per hour.
  • All International Airline Pilots speak English.
  • An air traveler can lose approximately 1.5 liters of water in the body during a three-hour flight.
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