Heathrow is a census-designated place and an unincorporated suburban community in Seminole County, Florida, United States. Heathrow is on the I-4 Corridor in Central Florida, 19 miles northeast of Orlando and 38 miles southwest of Daytona Beach. Heathrow comprises a master-planned, private gated residential community of approximately 2,000 homes, and the Heathrow International Business Center, an office park. Heathrow was founded in 1985 by Jeno Paulucci, a food business entrepreneur. The area had been a source of celery used in making his Chun King Foods American Chinese style food. The population was 4,068 at the 2000 census. Heathrow is home to the national headquarters of the American Automobile Association (AAA). Heathrow is part of the OrlandoKissimmeeSanford Metropolitan Statistical Area.