Fantastic Animation of Planes – level 3

20-04-2023 15:00

The animation is a stunning visual representation of the packed airspace above Europe at the height of summer on June 21, 2013.

There are on average 30,000 flights across European airspace every day in July. These flights cover a combined distance of 46 million kilometers.

The video features the English airports of London Heathrow and London Gatwick, which is the busiest airport with only one runway in the world. On June 21, 5,675 airplanes departed or arrived from UK airports, and Gatwick and Heathrow accounted for 2,295 of those flights.

Difficult words: stunning (amazing), packed (very busy), account for (make up a specific amount or proportion).

You can watch the video news lower on this page.

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