Planes in Boeing's 747 family hold 63,705 U.S. gallons (241,140 liters) of fuel. The average cost of jet fuel for 2009 was $68.90 a barrel. As a barrel contains 31 gallons (117 liters), that puts the cost at roughly $141,589.50.
Can You Name All The Leading-Edge Military and Civilian Airplanes?
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