The video highlights how many flights are managed via the Shanwick Oceanic Control Area, controlled by a team based out of Ireland and Scotland. It's the busiest of all North Atlantic airspace regions (nickname: "the gateway to Europe"), seeing as many 1,500 flights pass through on a single day.
So the next time you think your job is stressful, pull up this video to gain some perspective.
Joe McGauley is a senior editor at Supercompressor. He is terrified of flying.