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

Geographic Information (Schedule Of Long-Lived Assets By Segment) (Details)

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Geographic Information (Schedule Of Long-Lived Assets By Segment) (Details)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
country
Dec. 31, 2014
USD ($)
country
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Long-Lived Assets $ 35,498,380 $ 35,842,836
Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Long-Lived Assets [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Percentage of long-lived assets 100.00% 100.00%
China [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Long-Lived Assets [1] $ 5,143,237 $ 4,849,906
China [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Long-Lived Assets [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Percentage of long-lived assets [1] 14.50% 13.50%
United States Of America [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Long-Lived Assets $ 4,528,441 $ 4,448,758
United States Of America [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Long-Lived Assets [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Percentage of long-lived assets 12.80% 12.40%
The Netherlands [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Long-Lived Assets $ 824,398 $ 663,399
The Netherlands [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Long-Lived Assets [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Percentage of long-lived assets 2.30% 1.90%
Other Countries [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Long-Lived Assets [2] $ 25,002,304 $ 25,880,773
Other Countries [Member] | Long-Lived Assets [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Number of individual countries | country 0 0
Other Countries [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Long-Lived Assets [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Percentage of long-lived assets [2] 70.40% 72.20%
Minimum [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Long-Lived Assets [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Percentage of long-lived assets 10.00% 10.00%
AeroTurbine, Inc. [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Long-Lived Assets $ 225,000 $ 207,100
[1] Includes Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.
[2] No individual country within this category accounts for more than 10% of our lease revenue.