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Share-Based Compensation (Summary Of Outstanding Stock Options Under Equity Incentive Plan 2006 Activity) (Details)

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Share-Based Compensation (Summary Of Outstanding Stock Options Under Equity Incentive Plan 2006 Activity) (Details)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
$ / shares
shares
Options outstanding at beginning of period, Number of Options 532,223 [1]
Exercised, Number of Options (12,530)
Options outstanding at end of period, Number of Options 519,693
Options outstanding at beginning of period, Weighted Average Exercise Price | $ / shares $ 18.91 [1]
Exercised, Weighted Average Exercise Price | $ / shares 11.69
Options outstanding at end of period, Weighted Average Exercise Price | $ / shares $ 19.08
Genesis [Member]  
Options outstanding at end of period, Number of Options 124,536
[1] Includes 124,536 AER options granted to former Genesis directors and employees at the closing of the amalgamation with Genesis on March 25, 2010. These options were issued pursuant to a separate board resolution, and were not issued under any of the AerCap Holdings N.V. Equity Plans.