5. Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Location: Tampa, Fla.
Average domestic fare: $312.20
Twenty domestic and international airlines serve TPA, with nearly 19 million passengers traveling through the airport annually. While that’s an impressive number, it serves about half as many passengers per year as Miami International Airport (44.6 million) and Orlando International Airport (41.9 million), according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Still, the airport ranked the highest in the 2017 J.D. Power Airport Satisfaction Rankings for large airports.
Thousands of military personnel traveling through the airport and the city of Tampa find a home away from home at the USO Central Florida Welcome Center.
Troops have access to computers, phones, printers, WiFi, CAC readers and popular gaming systems. The area also includes a sleeping and quiet area, library, travel services and access to toiletries to spiff up to meet loved ones.