Emission Factor

International long-haul flight business - with RF effect

0.4288kgCO2e/passenger-km

Emission factor summary

Emission intensity of long-haul (>3700) international business class flights to/from the UK including fuel 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 2021: flat file published by the UK BEIS/Defra at the source URL.

PropertyValue
NameInternational long-haul flight business - with RF effect
SectorTransport
CategoryAir Travel
SourceBEIS
Region
Unit Type
Year
2021
Year Released
2021
Emission Factor
  • CO2e0.4288kg/passenger-km
  • CO20.4267 kg/passenger-km
  • CH48e-7 kg/passenger-km
  • N2O0.00000711 kg/passenger-km
LCA Activity
fuel_combustion
CO2e Calculation Origin
Source
CO2e Calculation Method
AR4
Supported CO2e Calculation Method
AR4, AR5, AR6
Data Versioning
  • Status: Current

API Reference

Activity ID
passenger_flight-route_type_international-aircraft_type_na-distance_long_haul_gt_3700km-class_business-rf_included-distance_uplift_included
UUID
7fbc5dd1-5332-4f1f-831b-4c5fcecb2585
Code Snippet
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