Emission Factor: Medium haul air freight (1000-3700 km) - Belly freight - EN16258

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 nameSourceYearRegionUnit Type
Medium haul air freight (1000-3700 km) - Belly freight - EN16258
GLEC2019GlobalWeightOverDistance

Well-to-Wheel (WTW) emission intensity of freight using EN16258 methodology. The EN16258 standard requires that 95km is added to the Great Circle Distance (GCD) to account for maneuvering at each end of a flight. Belly freight is a cargo carried on passenger planes. Retrieved from the Global Logistics Emissions Council Framework for Logistics Emissions Accounting and Reporting. (2019). NOTE: The source does not clarify if the kgCO2e value is calculated using either IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) or IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) methodologies.

ACTIVITY ID
freight_flight-route_type_na-distance_medium_haul_gt_1000km_lt_3700km-weight_na-rf_excluded-method_en16258-aircraft_type_belly_freight-distance_uplift_excluded
UUID
b94e92ac-3dc0-4801-8c20-1a4d043df2c5
SOURCEGLEC
YEAR RELEASED2019
REGIONGlobal (GLOBAL)
SECTORTransport
CATEGORYAir Freight
UNIT TYPE(S)
EMISSION FACTORS
  • CO2e:1.11kg/tonne-km
Data Quality
CO2e CALCULATION
  • Method applied: AR4
  • Methods supported: AR4
  • Origin: Source
LCA ACTIVITYwell_to_wheel
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