Located the easy commutable distance of 4.4 miles from Southampton is Southampton International Airport, and is one of the busiest airports in the UK. Used to handling a large volume of passengers, roughly 1,600,000 plus, it is a complex business that is owned by Heathrow Airport Holdings, a company which also owns and operates three other airports across the UK. Car hire in Southampton International Airport and you can a hassle free trip, which is especially useful if you've flown in for business; avoid public transport rushes and travel in spacious comfort. It will only take 13 minutes to get into Southampton centre using a car.