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

Supplemental Guarantor Financial Information (Narrative) (Details)

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Supplemental Guarantor Financial Information (Narrative) (Details) - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Nov. 30, 2012
May 31, 2012
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member]      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Face amount $ 300,000,000   $ 300,000,000
Stated interest rate 6.375%   6.375%
AerCap Aviation Solutions B.V [Member] | AerCap Aviation Notes [Member]      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Ownership interest 100.00%    
AerCap Trust, AICDC and the Subsidiary Guarantors [Member] | AGAT/AICDC Notes [Member]      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Ownership interest 100.00%    
Citi Revolving Credit Facility [Member]      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Credit facility, current borrowing capacity   $ 285,000,000