Bram Fischer International Airport
Bram Fischer international Airport
|Airport type||Public / Military|
South African Air Force
|Location||Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa|
|Focus city for||CemAir|
South African Express
|Elevation AMSL||4,457 ft / 1,358 m|
|Website||Bram Fischer International Airport|
Bram Fischer International Airport (IATA: BFN, ICAO: FABL) is a primary airport located in Bloemfontein, the capital city of the Free State province of South Africa. The runways are shared with AFB Bloemspruit.
In November 2012, the South African government announced that the airport's name was to be changed to Bram Fischer International Airport; the official renaming was performed by Pres. Jacob Zuma on Thursday, 13 December 2012.
The main terminal building is used for both international and domestic flights. In 2017, the airport served 402,452 passengers. Bloemfontein airport, like many others in South Africa, underwent R46 million's worth of construction and upgrading of the whole airport in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Airlines and destinations
|Airlink||Durban, Johannesburg O. R. Tambo|
|South African Airways||Johannesburg O. R. Tambo|
|CemAir||George, Johannesburg–O. R. Tambo, Port Elizabeth|
|South African Express||Cape Town, Johannesburg–O. R. Tambo |
|Imperial Air Cargo||Johannesburg–O. R. Tambo|
|South African Cargo||Johannesburg. O. R. Tambo|
- Bloemfontein Airport Archived July 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - official site
- Airport information for FABL at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
- Airport information for BFN at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
- "SA: Statement by Free State Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Bloemfontein International Airport renamed Bram Fischer International Airport and Petrus Steyn renamed Mamafubedu (13/11/2012)". Polity.org.za. Retrieved 2017-09-08.
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- "ACSA Passenger Statistics". Airports Company South Africa. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 23 October 2013.