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FOIA News: Here's how much it costs to fly Obama from Maryland to Miami and back

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Here's how much it costs to fly Obama from Maryland to Miami and back

By Amanda Macias, Business Insider, June 25, 2015

America's "flying Oval Office" costs taxpayers $206,337 every hour it is in flight, according to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) letter obtained by the nonprofit Judicial Watch

And according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch, the "most expensive-to-operate Air Force One to date," flew President Obama from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland to Miami and back (a total of 4.2 hours) on Wednesday, April 22, for $866,615.40.

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Judicial Watch documents here.