Emission Factor

Domestic air freight - with RF effect

4.673kgCO2e/tonne-km

Emission factor summary

Emission intensity of domestic freight flight (within UK) including emissions from combustion and radiative forcing (RF) effect reflecting impact of contrails and high-altitude release of GHGs but not upstream fuel emissions. 8% distance uplift applied for indirect nature of flights. Retrieved from the Conversion Factors 2023: flat file published by the UK BEIS/Defra at the source URL.

PropertyValue
NameDomestic air freight - with RF effect
SectorTransport
CategoryAir Freight
SourceBEIS
Region
Unit Type
Year
2023
Year Released
2023
Emission Factor
  • CO2e4.673kg/tonne-km
  • CO24.646 kg/tonne-km
  • CH40.0001404 kg/tonne-km
  • N2O0.0000868 kg/tonne-km
LCA Activity
fuel_combustion
CO2e Calculation Origin
Source
CO2e Calculation Method
AR5
Supported CO2e Calculation Method
AR4, AR5, AR6
Data Versioning
  • Status: Current

API Reference

Activity ID
freight_flight-route_type_domestic-distance_na-weight_na-rf_included-distance_uplift_included
UUID
1244fc58-a936-4a60-9c01-34f1a495bb04
Code Snippet
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