What types of planes are there?
Commercial transport planes
General aviation planes
Special purpose planes
How long does it take to get to the other side of the world?
If you were a Boeing 747 jet and could fly nonstop around the earth, your trip would take about 44 hours. The average commercial jet liner would take over 47 hours. That's almost two whole days.
How much do they cost?
A Boeing 747 like the one below costs over one hundred million dollars.