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Earth Circumference Travel By Plane Statistics

On average, a commercial airplane traveling around the Earth's circumference would cover a distance of approximately 25,000 miles.

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"The Earth's circumference is 40,075 kilometers, or 24,901 miles."

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"On average, a commercial airplane flies at a speed of 900 kilometers per hour (560 mph)."

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"If maintaining a steady cruising speed, a plane would take approximately 44.53 hours to fly around the Earth."

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"The record for fastest circumnavigation of the Earth in a non-supersonic airplane was set by Voyager, at 9 days, 3 minutes and 44 seconds."

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"The Concorde supersonic plane could theoretically make the journey in approximately 16.6 hours."

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"The International Space Station orbits the Earth once every 92.68 minutes."

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"The record for fastest time to circumnavigate the globe by any aircraft is 2 hours, 58 minutes, set by the NASA X-43."

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"The Concorde's fastest East-West circumnavigation of the Earth took 32 hours, 49 minutes and 3 seconds."

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"The vspeed of sound at sea level is approximately 340.29 m/s."

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"It takes approximately 33 hours to fly around the world (excluding stops) on a commercial airline at average cruising speeds."

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"A plane flying directly on the equator would have to travel at an average speed of 1,670 km/hr to keep up with the Earth's rotation."

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"The overall average of fuel consumption for Airbus A330 is 5.5 liters per 100 passenger kilometer."

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"The Boeing 747 airplane can carry up to 48,445 gallons of fuel."

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"A Boeing 747 uses about 4 liters of fuel every second."

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"On average, commercial aircraft fly at an altitude of 35,000 feet."

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"A direct commercial flight from London to Sydney would theoretically take around 20 hours."

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"The longest commercial flight route is between Doha (Qatar) to Auckland (New Zealand) with a distance of 14,535 kilometers."

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"The average cost of a round-the-world airfare is roughly $2,700 to $10,000, depending on the specifics of the trip."

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"There are typically 9,728 planes and 1.2 million people in the sky at any one moment."

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