What influences the height of planes over my area?
Aircraft altitudes vary whether a plane is arriving or departing the airport or in level flight. Larger and heavier aircraft departing the airport typically climb slower than smaller lighter aircraft.
How high do aircraft fly near my area and how does it vary?
Use the tool below to show the height of flights in your area in 2016. Select the month in the top left to display the average number of flights by altitude range.