Southampton Airport Terminal Information

Although built in 1910, Southampton Airport as it operates today was opened in 1994 by HRH the Duke of York. | With more than 2 million passengers passing through the airport in 2017, the destination list has steadily grown to almost 30! | The 17 Check-in desks are directly in front of you as you enter the building through the main doors, where you’ll also find several self service check in desks | More than 10 different aircraft types operate from the one runway

bars & restaurants

Hungry? Well, go ahead and buy something from one of the many shops on-site.

book a hotel

Tired? Book a hotel so you can get a good night’s sleep at one of the Southampton’s local hotels.

book cheap flights

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special assistance

Southampton Airport are proud to offer a multitude of services for those that require special assistance.

shopping at the airport

Explore the shops and restaurants Southampton Airport has to offer; a great way to kill time before a flight and treat yourself.

Southampton Airport Terminal - travelling with children

Need a few tips on how to manage the journey with young children in tow? Head to our dedicated page for help and tips galore.

Southampton Airport Check In

What’s that saying, “it’s better to be too early than too late”? Well that most certainly applies when checking in for a flight. You need to give yourself enough time to arrive, check in and get through security. No one wants to be the person whose name is being called over the tannoy! As a guide, we reccommend allowing yourself the following amount of time:
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Southampton Airport Terminal Facilities

Cash Dispensers There are cash dispensers located next to MoneyCorp (Before Security) and World Duty Free (After Security).
Bureaux de Change Located in the main landside concourse (Before Security) next to WH Smith.
Pay Phones Located throughout the terminal, with textphones at each end of the main concourse. Coin, phonecard and credit cards accepted.
Postal services There is a post box immediately outside the terminal. Stamps are available from the WH Smith store.
Toilets Male, female and disabled facilities available in arrivals and departures areas.
Baby care room There is a baby care room located in the main concourse, with private feeding cubicle and bottle warmer.
First aid The first aid room with adjacent accessible toilet can be found by the arrivals exit in the main concourse.
Baggage trolleys Free baggage trolleys are provided in key areas around the terminal building.
Car Hire There are five car hire companies available opposite the check in desks.
Internet access Wifi can be accessed for free for up to 4 hours
Lost Property Southampton lost property desks are located near check-in area.