Passenger guide - Bloemfontein airport (BFN) 

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Bram Fischer International Airport, opened on November, 1961, is an important regional airstation in South Africa for domestic flights.

Official Website: airports.co.za
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Airlink, CemAir, Mango, South African Airways.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 390,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +27 514 072 200 / 240. Flight information: Tel +27 867 277 888. The information desk is located in the Arrivals Hall and opens Mondays through Fridays between 5:45 am and 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sundays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

 

  Location

Bloemfontein airport is located 10 km (6.2 miles) to the east of the city.

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Companies present inside the enclosure are:

Avis (Tel +27 514 332 331 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sundays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Bidvest Car Rental (Tel +27 514 331 178 - weekdays from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +27 514 333 511 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 9:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Sundays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
First Car Rental (Tel +27 514 332 786 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sundays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +27 514 332 627 - weekdays from 6:30 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sundays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Tempest Car Hire (Tel +27 514 332 146 - 6:00 am to 7:30 pm)

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The airport has ATMs, public telephones, fax and mobile phone services, conference room and free Wi-Fi access for 4 hours in the boarding area. The Bidvest Premier Lounge is situated after the security checkpoint and opens Mondays through Fridays between 5:30 am and 7:30 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sundays from 8:00 am to 7:30 pm; the maximum stay is 2 hours and it offers a smoking area, refreshments, drinks, Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines (access with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door).

Food and Drinks- Restaurant and confectionery on the ground floor.
Shopping- Newsagents and tobacconists are available.
Baggage- Enquiries about lost property should be directed to the offices of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- First aid room, baby changing facilities, smoking lounge.

 
 

Bus - Mangaung Excellent Shuttle (Tel +27 726 306 210) provides transfers from the airport to different destinations inside the city and around the province. Buses depart from outside the terminal building and schedules match flight arrivals.

Taxi - Vehicles available outside the terminal. You can also contact the airport information desk to prebook a cab. Travel time to the city centre is around 30 minutes.

 
 

The Road Lodge Bloemfontein Airport (Tel +27 514 110 200) is located in front of the enclosure. You can find more accommodations in the vicinity, among them: BON Hotel Bloemfontein Central (Tel +27 514 038 000), Jedidja Bed & Breakfast (Tel +27 51­4 36­6 584), Kopano Nokeng Country Lodge (Tel +27 518 139 130), Nations Lodge (Tel +27 797 952 944), Die Groen Akker (Tel +27 514 417 766), Akwêla Guest Farm (Tel +27 765 768 110), Encore Guest House (Tel +27 514 333 787), A&R Guesthouse (Tel +27 747 841 516), Waverly Inn (Tel +27 781 709 751).

 
 

There are three different parking options close to the main building: covered spaces, outdoor bays and garages. More information: Tel +27 514 072 212. Rates

 
 

Facilities include elevators, ramps, adapted toilets and telephones, reserved parking spaces and wheelchairs available by previous request. Passengers requiring special assistance to board or disembark from the airplane should inform their airline at the moment of booking.

 
 
Latest updates: June, 09, 2018
 
 
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