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Records beaten at Southampton Airport Runway Run

Yesterday, on Sunday 25th June, 600 runners took to Southampton Airport’s runway at sunrise to run 5k in aid of the airports Charity of the Year. Southampton Airport is the only commercial airport in the UK that opens up its runway to members of the public for this type of event and with 600 runners attending, the event was the biggest run of its kind in the UK to date.

Southampton Airport celebrates 2 million passengers

Southampton Airport has today announced that it has surpassed the 2 million passengers in a rolling year mark. Between May 2016 and April 2017 the airport welcomed 2,029,873 passengers, the highest number since commercial flights began nearly 100 years ago in 1918.