Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 19: Air Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2014 2015 2016
Air Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 187.4   269.7 275.3 282.6
Passenger Air Transportation 180.9   263.8 269.7 276.7
Freight Air Transportation 6.5   6.0 5.6 6.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Aviation Gasoline 5.5   1.9 2.2 2.3
Aviation Turbo Fuel 181.9   267.8 273.1 280.3

Shares (%)
Aviation Gasoline 2.9   0.7 0.8 0.8
Aviation Turbo Fuel 97.1   99.3 99.2 99.2

Activity
Passenger-kilometres1 (millions) 66,776   167,108 176,103 192,843
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 1,754   2,376 2,284 2,570
Passenger Air Transportation Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm) 2.12   1.46 1.41 1.31
Freight Air Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.72   2.52 2.45 2.32
Air Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 13.3   18.6 19.0 19.5
Passenger Air Transportation 12.9   18.2 18.6 19.1
Freight Air Transportation 0.5   0.4 0.4 0.4

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Aviation Gasoline 0.4   0.1 0.2 0.2
Aviation Turbo Fuel 12.9   18.5 18.9 19.4

Shares (%)
Aviation Gasoline 3.1   0.8 0.9 0.9
Aviation Turbo Fuel 96.9   99.2 99.1 99.1
Passenger Air Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 71.1   69.1 69.1 69.1
Freight Air Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 71.0   69.0 69.1 69.1

Footnotes:

1) Excludes non-commercial aviation.