Have you ever asked yourself how many planes are flying above you at any given time? The answer is – you can actually count them. Apparently, there is a map which shows real-time position of planes around the globe. To my surprise, I have counted over 200 planes flying over Britain right now, mostly over London area.
This is how air traffic looks like during a 24 hour period. The scale of the traffic is massive. You can see that Europe’s and American air traffic is less active during night time.