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, 2016
USD ($)
country
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
country
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Long-Lived Assets [1] $ 34,277,259 $ 35,498,380
Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Long-Lived Assets [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Percentage of long-lived assets [1] 100.00% 100.00%
China [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Long-Lived Assets [2] $ 4,962,336 $ 5,143,237
China [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Long-Lived Assets [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Percentage of long-lived assets [2] 14.50% 14.50%
United States Of America [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Long-Lived Assets $ 4,752,971 $ 4,528,441
United States Of America [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Long-Lived Assets [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Percentage of long-lived assets 13.90% 12.80%
Ireland [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Long-Lived Assets $ 703,635 $ 929,509
Ireland [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Long-Lived Assets [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Percentage of long-lived assets 2.10% 2.60%
Other Countries [Member]    
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]    
Long-Lived Assets [3] $ 23,858,317 $ 24,897,193
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 [3] 69.50% 70.10%
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 $ 105,700 $ 225,000
[1] Excludes AeroTurbine long-lived assets of $105.7 million and $225.0 million as of December 31, 2016 and 2015, respectively.
[2] Includes mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.
[3] No individual country within this category accounts for more than 10% of our lease revenue.