Obama's Air Force One bill in 2013 will surpass $24 million

Posted on 7/3/2013 7:15 PM in World


Obama's tab for AF One in 2013 alone is expected to surpass $24 million, according to the National Taxpayers Union Foundation.

Obama has already run up a  $15.2 million bill just for Air Force One in the first six months of 2013.

NTUF said the Air Force One bill for Africa was $6,654,345. Costs for AF One are publicaly available.

In 2013, Obama will surpass the 20 days he spent abroad in 2010 and 2011. Total costs so far for Air Force One calculated by NTUF are $15,219,433.

NTUF said that the president's near 18-hour flight back from Tanzania Tuesday night marks his 14th overseas flight this year.

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