Environment Transportation The World's Air Traffic Over 24 Hours (Video) By Jaymi Heimbuch Writer California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Jaymi Heimbuch is a writer and photographer specializing in wildlife conservation. She is the author of The Ethiopian Wolf: Hope at the Edge of Extinction. our editorial process Twitter Twitter Jaymi Heimbuch Updated October 11, 2018 Migrated Image Share Twitter Pinterest Email Transportation Aviation Active Automotive Public Transportation Ever wanted to watch the movement of the world's air travel? The density of airplanes coming and going is actually really stunning, as shown in this simulation by Zhaw. We can just imagine the incredible emissions from these flights. Makes you want to consider a staycation.