About International Passenger Air Traffic Network
This map is a visualization of the international passenger air traffic network in the first week of
- Select one or more cities from the drop down list of approx. 3800 available departure cities,
and push the button marked "Show Network" to see all direct flights departing from that
- Change the number of stops to see flights that have intermediate stops. Only non-stop segments of
direct flights are shown.
- Check the box next to "Show Labels" to see city labels.
- Left click with your mouse on the map to zoom in by a factor of two.
- Right click with your mouse on the map to zoom out by a factor of one half.
- Click on the arrow icons on the upper left corner to move the center of the map.
- The data visualizes the complete international passenger air traffic network in the time period November 1, 2000,
through November 7, 2000.
- Included are all scheduled passenger flights, including charters. Not included
are surface transports and cargo-only flights.
- This map represents cities only. For example, Heathrow Airport, Luton Airport, Gatwick Airport, etc, all
show up under "London".
- Raw flight data courtesy OAG.
- Map data courtesy Data on the Map.
- Data analysis, and Web site creation and design by Adrian Turtschi.
This Web application uses VML (Vector Markup Language), an XML based vector graphics format authored, among others, by Microsoft, and submitted to the W3C (http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-VML).
This is a client-side-only application using DHTML and VBScript.
Please let me know if you find this Web site interesting or useful.
Adrian Turtschi, Feb. 2001