Flight, Short-haul, average passenger, to/from UK (with RF)

Air travel is the mode of travel with the highest emissions. The emission factor for air travel shows how much emissions are caused by flights. The emission factor can be expressed for each trip (kg/trip) or based on the emissions per kilometer or passenger-kilometer (pkm) in g/km. The emission factor for a short flight is higher than for a long-distance flight because the aircraft consumes more fuel during take-off and landing than after reaching the full altitude. The emission factor may also take into account the so-called radiative forcing (RF). However, a long flight does produce more emissions than a short flight.

Emission factor data: Flight, Short-haul, average passenger, to/from UK (with RF)

FieldValue
Emission factor categoryFlight
CountryUK
RegionXXXXXXXXXXXX
Company/OrganizationDefra
NameFlight, Short-haul, average passenger, to/from UK (with RF), CO2 equivalent
Emission TypeXXXXXXXXXXXX
Emission factor185.92 g/hkm
CO2/CO2-equivalentCO2 equivalent
Life cycle stagesXXXXXXXXXXXX
Year updated2023
Year publishedXXXX
SourceDefra, Conversion factors 2023
VerifierXXXXXXXXXXXX
Eco-labelsXXXXXXXXXXXX
More informationXXXXXXXXXXXX
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