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SOU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SOU / EGHI
Airport Name: Southampton Airport
Location: Eastleigh (near Southampton), England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 50°57'1"N by 1°21'24"W
Area Served: Southampton
Operator/Owner: Heathrow Airport Holdings
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 44 feet (13 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Southampton Airport (SOU):

  • The furthest airport from Southampton Airport (SOU) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,918 miles (19,179 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • During the First World War, when forces from the United States Navy arrived in 1917, work on the building of hangars began.
  • Southampton Airport (SOU) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Southampton Airport's relatively low elevation of 44 feet, planes can take off or land at Southampton Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • On 5 March 2006 five restored Spitfires took off from Southampton Airport to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the first test flight of the Spitfire.
  • Southampton Airport handled 1,722,758 passengers last year.
  • The hostel was intended to be a short-term clearing house for those trans-migrants changing ships, but following changes to US immigration law which restricted entry to the United States under national origins quotas, some residents were forced to stay much longer.
  • The closest airport to Southampton Airport (SOU) is Lasham Airfield (QLA), which is located 22 miles (35 kilometers) NE of SOU.

Map of Nearest Airports from Southampton Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Southampton Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
121.56 miles (34.69 km) NELasham Airfield (QLA)Lasham, England, United KingdomView Lasham Airfield on a map Set QLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lasham Airfield
221.69 miles (34.90 km) SSEBembridge Airport (BBP)Bembridge, Isle of Wight, United KingdomView Bembridge Airport on a map Set BBP as destination Airport Get more information about Bembridge Airport
324.23 miles (39.00 km) WSWBournemouth Airport (BOH)Bournemouth, England, United KingdomView Bournemouth Airport on a map Set BOH as destination Airport Get more information about Bournemouth Airport
426.60 miles (42.80 km) NERAF Odiham (ODH)Odiham, United KingdomView RAF Odiham on a map Set ODH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Odiham
526.78 miles (43.10 km) ESEChichester/Goodwood Airport (QUG)Chichester, England, United KingdomView Chichester/Goodwood Airport on a map Set QUG as destination Airport Get more information about Chichester/Goodwood Airport
633.69 miles (54.23 km) NEFarnborough Airport (FAB)Farnborough, United KingdomView Farnborough Airport on a map Set FAB as destination Airport Get more information about Farnborough Airport
733.96 miles (54.66 km) NEBlackbushe Airport (BBS)Yateley, Hampshire, England, United KingdomView Blackbushe Airport on a map Set BBS as destination Airport Get more information about Blackbushe Airport
846.85 miles (75.39 km) EShoreham Airport (ESH)Lancing, West Sussex, United KingdomView Shoreham Airport on a map Set ESH as destination Airport Get more information about Shoreham Airport
947.22 miles (75.99 km) NWRAF Lyneham (LYE)Wiltshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Lyneham on a map Set LYE as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lyneham
1047.38 miles (76.26 km) NNERAF Benson (BEX)Benson, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Benson on a map Set BEX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Benson
1152.47 miles (84.45 km) ENEGatwick Airport (LGW)London, England, United KingdomView Gatwick Airport on a map Set LGW as destination Airport Get more information about Gatwick Airport
1253.18 miles (85.59 km) NELondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)London, England, United KingdomView London Heathrow Airport on a map Set LHR as destination Airport Get more information about London Heathrow Airport
1353.92 miles (86.78 km) NNWRAF Fairford (FFD)Fairford, England, United KingdomView RAF Fairford on a map Set FFD as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Fairford
1455.91 miles (89.97 km) NNERAF High Wycombe (HYC)High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United KingdomView RAF High Wycombe on a map Set HYC as destination Airport Get more information about RAF High Wycombe
1555.91 miles (89.98 km) ENERedhill Aerodrome (KRH)Redhill, Surrey, England, United KingdomView Redhill Aerodrome on a map Set KRH as destination Airport Get more information about Redhill Aerodrome

Map of Furthest Airports from Southampton Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Southampton Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,917.53 miles (19,179.36 km) SEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
211,895.95 miles (19,144.63 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
311,893.10 miles (19,140.04 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
411,883.16 miles (19,124.05 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
511,871.56 miles (19,105.37 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
611,862.72 miles (19,091.15 km) SERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
711,854.70 miles (19,078.24 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
811,854.25 miles (19,077.51 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
911,847.38 miles (19,066.47 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1011,825.23 miles (19,030.82 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1111,823.25 miles (19,027.63 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1211,808.95 miles (19,004.62 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,801.52 miles (18,992.66 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1411,801.35 miles (18,992.38 km) SEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1511,780.81 miles (18,959.34 km) SEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome