Obama’s Earth Day Flights Cost Taxpayers $866,615
President Obama’s Earth Day Air Force One flights cost taxpayers with more than $800,000, according to newly released documents by Judicial Watch.
The documents, obtained using the Freedom of Information Act, show Air Force One runs a cost of $206,377 per hour to operate. Obama’s trips to and from Miami to deliver his speech in the Florida Everglades totaled 4.2 hours, costing taxpayers $866,615.40. Additionally, Air Force One used 9,180 gallons of jet fuel.