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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):

  • During the First World War, when forces from the United States Navy arrived in 1917, work on the building of hangars began.
  • Buses run to Southampton city center.
  • 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.
  • The closest airport to Southampton Airport (SOU) is Lasham Airfield (QLA), which is located 22 miles (35 kilometers) NE of SOU.
  • 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 1936 the first test flight of the Supermarine Spitfire took place at the airport, an event commemorated in 2004 by the erection of a near-full size sculpture of K5054, the prototype Spitfire, at the road entrance.
  • Southampton Airport handled 1,722,758 passengers last year.
  • Southampton Airport (SOU) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The airport is also located close to the junction between the M3 motorway and M27 motorway, giving easy road access to Southampton, Winchester, Bournemouth, Poole, Portsmouth and places between.

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