How much does a satellite cost?

A satellite cost is related to its size, its function, and the technology included in it. It may cost from USD 10 million for a very small a simple use satellite, up to USD 400 million for a big, heavy, and complex satellite.

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How much does it cost to build a fiber-optic cable connection?

To build a fiber-optic cable connection costs between USD 10,000 per km up to USD 30,000 per km, including nodes and towers, and depending on natural geography. This is an expensive estimation considering the very cheap cost of fiber-optic nowadays.

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How much does it cost to build an electric grid?

To build an electric grid costs USD 2 million per km of transmission lines, and between USD 200,000 per km up to USD 1 million per km of distribution lines. This includes transformers costs.

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How much does it cost to build a pipeline?

To build a pipeline costs between USD 200,000 per km up to USD 1 million per km, depending on pipeline size, specifications, and natural geography.

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How much does it cost to build an airport?

To build an airport costs USD 30 million per 3 km runaway, as well as USD 500 per square meter (SQM) for an airport passenger terminal.

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How much does it cost to build a hyper-loop?

To build a hyper loop costs between USD 30 million per km up to USD 50 million per km, depending on design and technology. It is important to remember that those figures are estimates only, as no hyper-loop railway has ever been built yet.

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How much does it cost to build a port?

Building a sea-port is very variable. It can cost as little as USD 16 million per 300 metres berth up to USD 7 billion for a full commercial port.

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How many special economic zones are there in the world?

In 2019, there are an estimated 4,000 special economic zones (SEZ) in the world. This includes special economic zones, free trade zones, export-processing zones, industrial parks, economic and technology development zones, high-tech zones, science and innovation parks, free ports, enterprise zones, and many more denominations.

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How many planes are there in the world?

In 2018, there were 564,589 planes in the world. This includes civil planes, commercial planes, and military planes. This excludes drones.

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