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

Geographic Information (Schedule Of Lease Revenue By Segment) (Details)

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Geographic Information (Schedule Of Lease Revenue By Segment) (Details)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
USD ($)
country
item
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
country
item
Dec. 31, 2014
USD ($)
country
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Lease revenue $ 4,867,623 $ 4,991,551 $ 3,449,571
Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Number of lessees | item 0 0  
Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
China [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Lease revenue [1] $ 669,859 $ 656,809 $ 427,737
China [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue [1] 13.80% 13.20% 12.40%
United States Of America [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Lease revenue $ 535,526 $ 538,686 $ 378,693
United States Of America [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue 11.00% 10.80% 11.00%
Ireland [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Lease revenue $ 117,259 $ 58,571 $ 36,513
Ireland [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue 2.40% 1.20% 1.10%
Other Countries [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Lease revenue [2] $ 3,544,979 $ 3,737,485 $ 2,606,628
Other Countries [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Number of individual countries | country 0 0 0
Other Countries [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue [2] 72.80% 74.80% 75.50%
Minimum [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue 10.00% 10.00% 10.00%
[1] Includes mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.
[2] No individual country within this category accounts for more than 10% of our lease revenue.