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According to the popular news service, these ten top the lists. The in-airport costs involve food, drinks and other services needed by travelers when in and out of these major terminals.

Most economical in rank order are Ft. Lauderdale, McCarran, Orlando, Phoenix and Tamps. Costliest in rank order are Newark, JFK New York, Washington Dulles, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Los Angeles.

Actually, the most savvy senior travelers can avoid paying the ever-rising prices. If you plan to be waiting in the airport long enough to eat, before leaving home prepare some sandwiches and pack them along with drinks. Or, on the way to the airport, stop at your favorite deli and buy sandwiches, sodas and desserts. On average, you’ll get it all at half the cost of buying eats and drinks at the airport.

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