World Air Traffic Over A 24-Hour Period (VIDEO)

06/08/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated Sep 19, 2011

This cool video tracks air travel traffic over a 24-hour period. While there are regions, like North America and Europe, that are particularly crisscrossed with flights, the overall impression is this is one busy planet.

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