Air Force Base Bloemspruit

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AFB Bloemspruit
Air Force Base Bloemspruit
IATA: BFNICAO: FABL
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator South African Air Force
ACSA
Location Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Elevation AMSL 4,458 ft / 1,359 m
Coordinates 29°06′00″S 26°18′25″E / 29.10000°S 26.30694°E / -29.10000; 26.30694Coordinates: 29°06′00″S 26°18′25″E / 29.10000°S 26.30694°E / -29.10000; 26.30694
Website www.af.mil.za/bases/afb_bloemspruit/
Map
FABL is located in Free State (South African province)
FABL
FABL
Location in the Free State
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 2,559 8,396 Asphalt
12/30 2,195 7,202 Asphalt
Co-located with Bloemfontein Airport

AFB Bloemspruit is an airbase of the South African Air Force. It is co-located with Bloemfontein Airport (ICAO: FABL),[1] and shares its runways.

The base motto is Ex Unite Pax, (Peace Through Unity).

The unit is also responsible for maintaining the military airstrip at Vastrap, near Upington.

Units Hosted[edit]

Aviation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for FABL at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.

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