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160 million per year just for the personnel.
add aircraft fuel and maintenance parts, and you're looking at closer to $400 million per year.
add the cost of the carrier ($4.5 billion) and divide it over its lifetime (about 40 years) and you're looking at about $530,000,000 per year which is close to $1,450,000 per day.

Carriers launch on average 18 times (with 18 recoveries) per day including time in port and time in shipyads.
That means each carrier launch costs $80,600.
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