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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama are greeted as they arrive on Air Force One, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Washington as they return from their annual vacation in Hawaii. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

They ain’t wasting no time.

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama plan to evacuate the scene immediately after Donald Trump is inaugurated as president on Jan. 20, White House press secretary Josh Earnest revealed Monday.

After their ceremonial photo-op with the incoming president and first lady, the Obamas will board their final flight on Air Force One and head straight out of D.C. instead of traveling to their new rental home…about 2 miles from the White House.

Earnest didn’t say where the Obamas would go, or how long they would stay before returning to the Nation’s Capital.

The Obamas get the last ride on Air Force One as all presidents do on their last day of office. Technically, as Trump will be inaugurated that day, they will not be flying on Air Force One, as the plane is only designated that way while the sitting president is flying on it. It will, however, be the same plane.

According to The Daily Mail, The Bushes took their last ride home to Midland, Texas where they have a ranch. In 2001, The Clintons flew to JFK Airport en route to their home in Chappaqua, New York as Hillary Clinton had just been elected to the Senate.

In 1989, the Reagans flew across the country to Port Mugu Naval Air Station, close to their home in Simi Valley, California.

As previously reported, the Obamas plan to stay in Washington at least two more years while their youngest daughter, Sasha, finishes high school.

The Obama family returned from their annual holiday vacation in Hawaii on Jan. 2.

PHOTO: AP

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