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

Supplemental Guarantor Financial Information (Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheet) (Details)

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Supplemental Guarantor Financial Information (Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheet) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents $ 2,403,098 $ 1,490,369 $ 295,514 $ 520,401
Restricted cash 419,447 717,388    
Flight equipment held for operating leases, net 32,219,494 31,984,668 8,085,947  
Maintenance rights intangible and lease premium, net 3,139,045 3,906,026    
Flight equipment held for sale 71,055 14,082    
Net investment in finance and sales-type leases 469,198 347,091    
Prepayments on flight equipment 3,300,426 3,486,514 223,815  
Investments including investments in subsidiaries 114,711 115,554    
Other assets 1,163,723 1,047,092    
Total Assets 43,914,479 43,867,380    
Liabilities and Equity        
Debt 29,806,843 30,402,392    
Total Liabilities 35,488,670 35,924,832    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity 8,348,963 7,863,777    
Non-controlling interest 76,846 78,771    
Total Equity 8,425,809 7,942,548 2,429,232 2,122,906
Total Liabilities and Equity 43,914,479 43,867,380    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member]        
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents 2,403,000 1,490,000 296,000 520,000
Restricted cash 419,000 717,000    
Flight equipment held for operating leases, net 32,219,000 31,985,000    
Maintenance rights intangible and lease premium, net 3,139,000 3,906,000    
Flight equipment held for sale 71,000 14,000    
Net investment in finance and sales-type leases 469,000 347,000    
Prepayments on flight equipment 3,300,000 3,487,000    
Investments including investments in subsidiaries 115,000 116,000    
Other assets 1,779,000 1,805,000    
Total Assets 43,914,000 43,867,000    
Liabilities and Equity        
Debt 29,807,000 30,402,000    
Other liabilities 5,681,000 5,522,000    
Total Liabilities 35,488,000 35,924,000    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity 8,349,000 7,864,000    
Non-controlling interest 77,000 79,000    
Total Equity 8,426,000 7,943,000    
Total Liabilities and Equity 43,914,000 43,867,000    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member] | Eliminations [Member]        
Assets        
Investments including investments in subsidiaries (11,675,000) (10,200,000)    
Intercompany receivables (10,860,000) (11,446,000)    
Total Assets (22,535,000) (21,646,000)    
Liabilities and Equity        
Intercompany payables (10,860,000) (11,446,000)    
Total Liabilities (10,860,000) (11,446,000)    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity (11,675,000) (10,200,000)    
Total Equity (11,675,000) (10,200,000)    
Total Liabilities and Equity (22,535,000) (21,646,000)    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member] | AerCap Holdings N.V. [Member]        
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents 14,000 7,000   1,000
Investments including investments in subsidiaries 8,290,000 7,902,000    
Intercompany receivables 46,000 534,000    
Other assets 61,000 18,000    
Total Assets 8,411,000 8,461,000    
Liabilities and Equity        
Intercompany payables 4,000 575,000    
Other liabilities 58,000 22,000    
Total Liabilities 62,000 597,000    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity 8,349,000 7,864,000    
Total Equity 8,349,000 7,864,000    
Total Liabilities and Equity 8,411,000 8,461,000    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member] | AerCap Aviation Solutions B.V [Member]        
Assets        
Intercompany receivables 5,000 260,000    
Other assets 2,000 3,000    
Total Assets 7,000 263,000    
Liabilities and Equity        
Debt 300,000 300,000    
Intercompany payables   1,000    
Other liabilities 2,000      
Total Liabilities 302,000 301,000    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity (295,000) (38,000)    
Total Equity (295,000) (38,000)    
Total Liabilities and Equity 7,000 263,000    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member] | AerCap Ireland [Member]        
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents 1,193,000 816,000 140,000 163,000
Restricted cash 18,000 7,000    
Flight equipment held for operating leases, net 1,034,000 568,000    
Maintenance rights intangible and lease premium, net 80,000 3,000    
Net investment in finance and sales-type leases 22,000 25,000    
Prepayments on flight equipment   2,000    
Investments including investments in subsidiaries 3,385,000 2,298,000    
Intercompany receivables 6,157,000 6,397,000    
Other assets 378,000 229,000    
Total Assets 12,267,000 10,345,000    
Liabilities and Equity        
Debt 78,000 111,000    
Intercompany payables 4,525,000 3,749,000    
Other liabilities 184,000 77,000    
Total Liabilities 4,787,000 3,937,000    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity 7,480,000 6,408,000    
Total Equity 7,480,000 6,408,000    
Total Liabilities and Equity 12,267,000 10,345,000    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member] | Non-Guarantors [Member]        
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents 1,196,000 667,000 $ 156,000 $ 356,000
Restricted cash 401,000 710,000    
Flight equipment held for operating leases, net 31,185,000 31,417,000    
Maintenance rights intangible and lease premium, net 3,059,000 3,903,000    
Flight equipment held for sale 71,000 14,000    
Net investment in finance and sales-type leases 447,000 322,000    
Prepayments on flight equipment 3,300,000 3,485,000    
Investments including investments in subsidiaries 115,000 116,000    
Intercompany receivables 4,652,000 4,255,000    
Other assets 1,338,000 1,555,000    
Total Assets 45,764,000 46,444,000    
Liabilities and Equity        
Debt 29,429,000 29,991,000    
Intercompany payables 6,331,000 7,121,000    
Other liabilities 5,437,000 5,423,000    
Total Liabilities 41,197,000 42,535,000    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity 4,490,000 3,830,000    
Non-controlling interest 77,000 79,000    
Total Equity 4,567,000 3,909,000    
Total Liabilities and Equity $ 45,764,000 $ 46,444,000