Hartsfield-Jackson to monitor restaurant prices

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June 24, 2014 Atlanta - Airport travelers walk past one of newer restaurants, Five Guys, in Concourse D, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Hartsfield-Jackson and Delaware North celebrate the newest additions to Concourse D, including local favorites GrindHouse Killer Burgers and Yoforia, and national brands 40/40 Club and Food Network Kitchen. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

If the prices at airport restaurants seem high to you, you’re not alone.

Just how much is too much to charge for airport food? The Atlanta airport’s standard is that airport restaurant and eatery prices should be no more than 10 percent higher than prices at street locations of the same or similar restaurants.

But for the past eight years the airport hasn’t had a contractor to monitor the “street plus 10 percent” standard. That’s about to change.

To read more about the city audit that compared airport restaurant prices to street prices, check out the full story on MyAJC.com.

June 24, 2014 Atlanta - Airport travelers walk past one of newer restaurants, Five Guys, in Concourse D, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Hartsfield-Jackson and Delaware North celebrate the newest additions to Concourse D, including local favorites GrindHouse Killer Burgers and Yoforia, and national brands 40/40 Club and Food Network Kitchen. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM


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