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ILFC Transaction (Schedule Of The Consideration Transferred To Effect The ILFC Transaction) (Details)

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ILFC Transaction (Schedule Of The Consideration Transferred To Effect The ILFC Transaction) (Details) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
May. 14, 2014
May. 13, 2014
Dec. 31, 2014
Business Acquisition [Line Items]      
97,560,976 AerCap common shares issued multiplied by AerCap closing share price per share of $46.59 on May 14, 2014     $ 4,634,688
ILFC [Member]      
Business Acquisition [Line Items]      
Cash consideration $ 2,400,000    
97,560,976 AerCap common shares issued multiplied by AerCap closing share price per share of $46.59 on May 14, 2014 4,545,366    
Share compensation 12,275    
Consideration transferred $ 6,957,641    
Shares issued for acquisition 97,560,976    
AerCap's share price $ 46.59    
ILFC [Member] | AIG [Member]      
Business Acquisition [Line Items]      
Special distribution paid   $ 600,000