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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
FABL is located in Free State (South African province)
FABL
Location in the Free State
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[edit | edit source]

Aviation[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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

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