Southampton EGHI SAM
Southampton Airport (IATA: SOU, ICAO: EGHI) is an airport in the UK, located 3.5 NM (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) north north-east of Southampton,in the Borough of Eastleigh within Hampshire, England.
The airport is owned and operated by Heathrow Airport Holdings, which also owns and operates three other UK airports, and is itself owned by FGP TopCo Limited, an international consortium, which includes Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and GIC Special Investments, that is led by the Spanish Ferrovial Group.
The airport handled 1,694,120 passengers during 2012, a 6.6% reduction compared with 2011, making it the 18th busiest airport in the UK. Southampton Airport has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P690) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction.
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Key Details
Name Southampton
Latitude 50.95029831
Longitude -1.35679996
Elevation 44 ft

Departure clearances from Southampton will be in the form of an airways joining clearance usually given in two parts. Your initial airways clearance and later your after departure instructions:

Initial Airways Clearance - "EZY83P, Cleared Manchester via the Q41 airway. Initial climb FL70, Squawk 1234."

After Departure Instructions - "EZY83P, Hold Position. After departure, fly runway heading."

Pilots should note that their initial ‘after departure’ instruction issued may contain a waypoint or heading that is not the first waypoint contained in their flightplan.


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