At what altitude do airliners fly on long-distance flights?

approx 10,000 ft
approx 20,000 ft
approx 35,000 ft
approx 50,000 ft
Air­planes fly at high al­ti­tudes because of the re­duc­tion in drag, and to get into the jet streams. The Polar Jet stream ranges from 23,000 ft to 40,000 ft. The sub tropical jet stream range from 33,0000 ft to 50,000 ft.

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approx 10,000 ft
approx 20,000 ft
approx 35,000 ft
approx 50,000 ft
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flagSwitzerland
0%
0%
94%
5%
18
flagSweden
0%
0%
92%
7%
14
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
0%
90%
9%
11
flagthe Netherlands
0%
5%
82%
11%
34
flagNorway
0%
0%
82%
11%
17
flagFrance
0%
11%
82%
5%
17
flagthe United Kingdom
3%
5%
81%
8%
264
flagGermany
5%
7%
75%
11%
132
flagPoland
4%
10%
73%
11%
9233
flagSpain
0%
13%
73%
13%
15
flagthe United States
8%
10%
71%
7%
351
flagCanada
6%
9%
70%
12%
31
flagItaly
4%
8%
70%
16%
24
flagDenmark
20%
0%
70%
10%
10
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
18%
66%
15%
33
flagAustralia
11%
11%
66%
7%
27
flagUnknown
7%
15%
63%
12%
412
flagIndonesia
20%
0%
60%
20%
10
flagIndia
16%
22%
44%
12%
116
flagthe Philippines
14%
14%
42%
21%
14

Gender

men70%
women63%
approx 10,000 ft
5%
4%
approx 20,000 ft
12%
12%
approx 35,000 ft
70%
63%
approx 50,000 ft
11%
19%

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