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Which country has the most planes in the sky? The highest air traffic? If you're an air traffic controller looking for the most stressful job possible, this is the list for you. The list of countries with the most planes in the sky is ranked by looking at the most takeoffs for airlines registered in each particular country. The United States comes in first by far, but there are plenty of international surprises on the list.

Source: World Bank

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
United States of America Washington, D.C. - 9,054,478

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China is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
China Beijing - 1,853,088

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Canada is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Canada Ottawa - 1,200,361

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Germany is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Germany Berlin - 1,154,472

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United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
United Kingdom London - 1,056,206

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France is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
France Paris - 827,851

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Japan Tokyo - 655,495

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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Brazil Brasília - 647,753

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Spain Madrid - 616,893

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India is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
India New Delhi - 592,292

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Russian Federation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Russian Federation 522,577

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Australia Canberra - 393,363

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Italy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Italy Rome - 382,590

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Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Indonesia Jakarta - 345,240

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Mexico Mexico City - 266,244

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Netherlands, The is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Netherlands, The 262,848

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Korea, Rep. of is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Korea, Rep. of 250,260

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
New Zealand Wellington - 220,375

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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Turkey Ankara - 215,275

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Colombia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 20 Countries with the Most Planes in the Sky
Colombia Bogotá - 187,382