|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|
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.
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.
Due to low passenger traffic at this airport ACSA have decided not to expand the airport, says they will expand the airport if passenger traffic rises.
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 (both suspended)|
|Imperial Air Cargo||Johannesburg–O. R. Tambo|
|South African Cargo||Johannesburg. O. R. Tambo|
South African Express is the operator with the most scheduled flights to Bloemfontein. Its fleet of Q400's and CRJ200's can regularly be seen at FABL. Mango, a subsidiary of South African Airways, operates one daily flight to Cape Town. Its services to Durban and Johannesburg were discontinued after no profit was made.
- Non-directional beacon - BL380.0
- VHF omnidirectional range - BLV114.1
- Automatic Terminal Information Service - 126.45
- 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.
- "ACSA Passenger Statistics". Airports Company South Africa. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 23 October 2013.