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WSJ article about the cost of running LAX

WSJ article about the cost of running LAX

Old Mar 24, 16, 11:03 am
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WSJ article about the cost of running LAX

Great article. And yes, I have a vested interest, as my husband is the LA Controller!

http://www.wsj.com/articles/follow-t...lax-1458757784
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Old Mar 24, 16, 1:52 pm
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Old Mar 24, 16, 2:26 pm
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This is really really interesting. I am one of those nerds who would dig through the bills to see what a landing costs or something like that. thank you for posting.
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Old Mar 24, 16, 2:27 pm
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Unfortunately, you have to log in to the WSJ site to read this article. My moderation note is above.

From the body of the WSJ article, I loved this, and indulged a lovely fantasy: "What if I had an INK card to pay THAT phone bill?"


“The scale of the airport’s operation is often overlooked when considering the cost,’’ says Ms. Castles, the airport spokeswoman.

To keep things running smoothly at LAX, the airport agency bought $1,322 worth of WD-40 lubricant. The total tab at Home Depot was $417,811 for the year. The airport police department bought $271,719 worth of body armor, handcuffs, boots, pants and other supplies. Total AT&T bill in 2015: $3.4 million.
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