Bloemfontein Airport Bram Fischer International Airport (BFN), also known as Bloemfontein Airport, is a short 25-minute drive from the city centre.
After a multi-million rand upgrade a few years ago, it now serves a multitude of airlines, including CemAir, Mango, and South African Airways.
All the usual conveniences of an international airport are available including car hire.
Flight Time to Bloemfontein
|Travel Time||Flights per Day|
|Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein||1hr||4+|
|Flights from Cape Town to Bloemfontein||1hr 30min||2+|
|Flights from Durban to Bloemfontein||1hr 10min||7+ per week|
|Flights from Port Elizabeth to Bloemfontein||1hr||2+ per week|
|Flights from Kimberley to Bloemfontein||3hr 5min||1+|
|Flights from East London to Bloemfontein||4hr 5min||5+ per week|
|Flights from George to Bloemfontein||1hr 25min||2+ per week|
Airlines that Fly to Bloemfontein
The airport facilitates airline services to local destinations through airlines such as Airlink, South African Airways, CemAir, Mango and South African Express.
The most popular flights to Bloemfontein include flights to major cities such as Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, George and Port Elizabeth.
Bram Fischer International Airport
Once at the Airport, ground transportation services which include public transport and car rental services are available.
The car rental services can be assessed through companies such as Avis, Bidvest, Hertz, Europcar, First Car Rental, National Alamo and Tempest Car Hire.
You can also make use of public transportation offered by the airport’s taxis and shuttles which are located near the airport building.
In order to make your transportation efficient, the schedules are designed such that they match with the flights. Details can be obtained by contacting the airport’s information desk on +27 (0) 51 407 2200.
There are facilities and shops at the airport’s terminal building where you can carry out your shopping activities such as Vodacom, Sweets from Heaven and Mugg and Bean. Among the goods that you can purchase are foodstuffs, electronics and beverages.
The local steppe climate has a significant influence on Bloemfontein’s weather such that the Koppen-Geiger system refers to it as BSk.
The annual average rainfall and temperature are 548mm and 16c respectively. The city is dusty and dry during winter while the rainy season is during the summer seasons.
Best Time to Travel
The best time to travel to Bloemfontein is between September-November and March-May when the weather conditions are not at their extremes.
Among Bloemfontein’s attractions are President Brand Street, King’s Park, Oliewenhius Art Gallery, The National Museum and the Anglo Bear War Museum.
Telephone:+27 (0)51 407 2200
Fax:+27 (0)51 433 1485