I wonder about all kinds of weird things related to travel. And yet, I somehow never bothered to figure out how much it costs for an airport to deal with a snowstorm.
Thanks to a very timely retweet by Brian Sumers (who you should definitely be following), I actually figured out the cost for my home airport of Washington-Dulles:
The Final Two Pennies
$25,000 an hour? Wow. $700K for one piece of equipment doesn’t entirely shock me. But, $25,000 an hour is a pretty steep price tag to deal with mother nature. Just in case you were crazy enough to think it was easy to run an airport…..
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