Situated close to Eastleigh, on the northern edge of Southampton, Southampton Airport is a small airport operating services to UK and European destinations.
Southampton Airport handles around 2 million passengers per year and operates scheduled and charter flights to around 45 UK and European destinations. In 2007, the airport had a little over 47,000 aircraft movements on its single runway.
Although the airport's history stretches back to 1910, the current facilities are modern and relatively new, only having opened in 1994. Van hire is available from various van rental companies in Southampton; airport pickup and drop-off may be available by prior arrangement.