Annual and transition report of foreign private issuers pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
shares
Entity Listings [Line Items]  
Document Type 20-F/A
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31
Document Transition Report false
Entity Registrant Name AerCap Holdings N.V.
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code P7
Entity File Number 001-33159
Entity Address, Address Line One AerCap House
Entity Address, Address Line Two 65 St. Stephen’s Green
Entity Address, City or Town Dublin
Entity Address, Country IE
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code D02 YX20
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes
Entity Voluntary Filers No
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Entity Shell Company false
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 245,395,448
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3
Entity Central Index Key 0001378789
Document Annual Report true
Document Shell Company Report false
Document Registration Statement false
Document Accounting Standard U.S. GAAP
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag true
Auditor Name KPMG
Auditor Location Dublin, Ireland
Auditor Firm ID 1116
Business Contact [Member]  
Entity Listings [Line Items]  
Entity Address, Address Line One AerCap House
Entity Address, Address Line Two 65 St. Stephen’s Green
Entity Address, City or Town Dublin
Entity Address, Country IE
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code D02 YX20
Country Region 353
City Area Code 1
Local Phone Number 819 2010
Contact Personnel Name Vincent Drouillard
Contact Personnel Fax Number 672 0270
Common Stock [Member]  
Entity Listings [Line Items]  
Title of 12(b) Security Ordinary Shares
Trading Symbol AER
Security Exchange Name NYSE
5.875% Fixed-Rate Reset Junior Subordinated Notes due 2079 [Member]  
Entity Listings [Line Items]  
Title of 12(b) Security 5.875% Fixed-Rate Reset Junior Subordinated Notes due 2079
Trading Symbol AER79
Security Exchange Name NYSE