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Stats amazing! Take a look at the figures for the winner of the UK’s ‘Top UK Airport Award’.

If you were asked which UK airport is ‘tops’, which one would you choose? Well, the answer, according to the annual Wanderlust awards, is Southampton. 2000 well-travelled Wanderlust readers scored their favourite travel providers based on their experiences last year. They checked into 632 airports, travelled on 265 airlines and scored Southampton Airport with a high 84% satisfaction level, overtaking last year’s winner, London City Airport.

The airport, proud winner of the ‘Top UK Airport Award’ offers that much-desired chance to breeze through its terminal with ease. Last year 97% of airport passengers queued for five minutes or under at security. You can check in from as little as 40 minutes before your flight, check in on line or use Flybe’s self-service check in kiosks with fast bag drop area.

What’s more, look out for the ‘green shirts’, airport ambassadors who, armed with trendy iPads, proactively assist passengers with advice on train times, destination weather conditions etc.

Remember too that Southampton has one of the closest plane-to-train links in Europe. Its Airport Parkway Train Station is just 60 seconds from the terminal building and 180 trains stop there each day. You can get to London Waterloo in just over one hour.

The airport has two million passengers passing through each year. If you care to join them visit www.southamptonairport.com You can fly to 48 destinations across Europe on over 900 flights. Happy Travelling!

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