Block hour

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Term block hour
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SESAR

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Definition

Time from the moment the aircraft door closes at departure of a revenue flight until the moment the aircraft door opens at the arrival gate following its landing.

Definition Source

Massachusetts Insitute of Technology (MIT), Global Airline Industry Program, Airline Data Project, Glossary [1]

Note

Block hours are the industry standard measure of aircraft utilization. (same source)

Lexicon Release

Lexicon Release 2015.2