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, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents $ 2,035,447 $ 2,403,098 $ 1,490,369 $ 295,514
Restricted cash 329,180 419,447    
Flight equipment held for operating leases, net 31,501,973 32,219,494 31,984,668  
Maintenance rights intangible and lease premium, net 2,167,925 3,139,045    
Flight equipment held for sale 107,392 71,055    
Net investment in finance and sales-type leases 755,882 469,198    
Prepayments on flight equipment 3,265,979 3,300,426 3,486,514  
Investments including investments in subsidiaries 118,783 114,711    
Other assets 779,206 998,743    
Total Assets 41,620,453 43,749,499    
Liabilities and Equity        
Debt 27,716,999 29,641,863    
Total Liabilities 33,038,189 35,323,690    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity 8,524,447 8,348,963    
Non-controlling interest 57,817 76,846    
Total Equity 8,582,264 8,425,809 7,942,548 2,429,232
Total Liabilities and Equity 41,620,453 43,749,499    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member]        
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents 2,035,000 2,403,000 1,490,000 296,000
Restricted cash 329,000 419,000    
Flight equipment held for operating leases, net 31,502,000 32,219,000    
Maintenance rights intangible and lease premium, net 2,168,000 3,139,000    
Flight equipment held for sale 107,000 71,000    
Net investment in finance and sales-type leases 757,000 469,000    
Prepayments on flight equipment 3,266,000 3,300,000    
Investments including investments in subsidiaries 119,000 115,000    
Other assets 1,337,000 1,614,000    
Total Assets 41,620,000 43,749,000    
Liabilities and Equity        
Debt 27,717,000 29,642,000    
Other liabilities 5,321,000 5,681,000    
Total Liabilities 33,038,000 35,323,000    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity 8,524,000 8,349,000    
Non-controlling interest 58,000 77,000    
Total Equity 8,582,000 8,426,000    
Total Liabilities and Equity 41,620,000 43,749,000    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member] | Eliminations [Member]        
Assets        
Investments including investments in subsidiaries (13,567,000) (11,675,000)    
Intercompany receivables (13,837,000) (10,860,000)    
Other assets (168,000)      
Total Assets (27,572,000) (22,535,000)    
Liabilities and Equity        
Intercompany payables (13,837,000) (10,860,000)    
Other liabilities (168,000)      
Total Liabilities (14,005,000) (10,860,000)    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity (13,567,000) (11,675,000)    
Total Equity (13,567,000) (11,675,000)    
Total Liabilities and Equity (27,572,000) (22,535,000)    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member] | AerCap Holdings N.V. [Member]        
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents 4,000 14,000 7,000  
Investments including investments in subsidiaries 9,310,000 8,290,000    
Intercompany receivables 106,000 46,000    
Other assets 104,000 61,000    
Total Assets 9,524,000 8,411,000    
Liabilities and Equity        
Intercompany payables 978,000 4,000    
Other liabilities 22,000 58,000    
Total Liabilities 1,000,000 62,000    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity 8,524,000 8,349,000    
Total Equity 8,524,000 8,349,000    
Total Liabilities and Equity 9,524,000 8,411,000    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member] | AerCap Aviation Solutions B.V [Member]        
Assets        
Intercompany receivables   5,000    
Other assets 10,000      
Total Assets 10,000 5,000    
Liabilities and Equity        
Debt 300,000 298,000    
Intercompany payables 19,000      
Other liabilities 2,000 2,000    
Total Liabilities 321,000 300,000    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity (311,000) (295,000)    
Total Equity (311,000) (295,000)    
Total Liabilities and Equity 10,000 5,000    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member] | AerCap Ireland Ltd. [Member]        
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents 835,000 1,193,000 816,000 140,000
Restricted cash 9,000 18,000    
Flight equipment held for operating leases, net 1,136,000 1,034,000    
Maintenance rights intangible and lease premium, net 51,000 80,000    
Net investment in finance and sales-type leases   22,000    
Investments including investments in subsidiaries 4,257,000 3,385,000    
Intercompany receivables 8,005,000 6,157,000    
Other assets 440,000 377,000    
Total Assets 14,733,000 12,266,000    
Liabilities and Equity        
Debt 40,000 77,000    
Intercompany payables 5,701,000 4,525,000    
Other liabilities 381,000 184,000    
Total Liabilities 6,122,000 4,786,000    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity 8,611,000 7,480,000    
Total Equity 8,611,000 7,480,000    
Total Liabilities and Equity 14,733,000 12,266,000    
AerCap Aviation Notes [Member] | Non-Guarantors [Member]        
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents 1,196,000 1,196,000 $ 667,000 $ 156,000
Restricted cash 320,000 401,000    
Flight equipment held for operating leases, net 30,366,000 31,185,000    
Maintenance rights intangible and lease premium, net 2,117,000 3,059,000    
Flight equipment held for sale 107,000 71,000    
Net investment in finance and sales-type leases 757,000 447,000    
Prepayments on flight equipment 3,266,000 3,300,000    
Investments including investments in subsidiaries 119,000 115,000    
Intercompany receivables 5,726,000 4,652,000    
Other assets 951,000 1,176,000    
Total Assets 44,925,000 45,602,000    
Liabilities and Equity        
Debt 27,377,000 29,267,000    
Intercompany payables 7,139,000 6,331,000    
Other liabilities 5,084,000 5,437,000    
Total Liabilities 39,600,000 41,035,000    
Total AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders' equity 5,267,000 4,490,000    
Non-controlling interest 58,000 77,000    
Total Equity 5,325,000 4,567,000    
Total Liabilities and Equity $ 44,925,000 $ 45,602,000