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AFB Bloemspruit
Air Force Base Bloemspruit
IATA: BFN – ICAO: 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°05′38″S 26°18′14″E / 29.09389°S 26.30389°E / -29.09389; 26.30389Coordinates: 29°05′38″S 26°18′14″E / 29.09389°S 26.30389°E / -29.09389; 26.30389
Website www.af.mil.za/bases/afb bloemspruit/
Map

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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

Aviation

  • Non-directional beacon - BL380.0
  • VHF omnidirectional range - BLV114.1
  • Automatic Terminal Information Service - 126.45

References

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

External links


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