Animation shows volume of transatlantic flights

An animation by NATS, the UK air traffic control service, maps the 2-3,000 aircraft flying across the North Atlantic every day.

The video above shows the 2,524 flights that travelled between Canada, the US and Europe on a single day in August 2013.

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