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Bloemfontein Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Bloemfontein Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

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Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Bloemfontein Airport.

What to Expect

  • The airport is a single, small terminal building that’s easy to navigate.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport within walking distance; none provide an airport shuttle. See our Airport Hotel section below for more info.

Good to Know

  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one airport lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

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Bloemfontein Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Bloemfontein Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Road Lodge Bloemfontein Airport - (2 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • BON Hotel Bloemfontein - (12 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Jedidja Bed and Breakfast - (12 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Bloemfontein Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at the boarding areas of Bloemfontein Airport for 4 hours or 1GB. Connect to the "Airports@vast" network. For more than 4 hours, WiFi is available on a pay as you go basis.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? Nedbank has an ATM located landside, on the left side. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans.
  • Baby Care Facilities - Baby changing facilities are available in all women’s restrooms.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - No duty free shop. The airport has an electronics shop in the ground floor of the terminal building.
  • Food & Drinks - The airport has a Mugg and Bean coffee shop and Sweets from Heaven shop. Location: Landside, Ground Floor.
  • Information Desk - Location: Arrivals Hall. Hours: 5:45AM - 8:00PM (Mon-Fri), 8:00AM - 4:00PM (Sat), and 8:00AM - 8:00PM (Sun).
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Medical Services - Provided at the First Aid Station (landside).
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Mobile Phone Rentals - Available at Vodafone, on the ground floor of the terminal.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.
  • Smoking - There is a designated smoking lounge available airside.

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Airport Hours

Information not available. If you know the hours, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com and we will update the guide.

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As of March 2018, Bloemfontein airport is served by the following airlines: Air Austral • Air Botswana • ​Air China • Air France • Air Mauritius • Air Namibia • Air Seychelles • Air Zimbabwe • SA Airlink • British Airways • Cathay Pacific • Cemair • Delta • EgyptAir • El Al Israel Airlines • Emirates • Ethiopian Airlines • Etihad Airways • Fastjet • ​FlySafair • ​Kenya Airways • KLM • LAM • Lufthansa • Mango Airlines • Malawian Airlines • Qantas • Qatar Airways • RwandAir • Singapore Airlines • Saudi Arabian Airlines • Solenta Aviation • South African Airways • South African Express • Swiss • TAAG • Turkish Airlines • Virgin Atlantic.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Several companies offer car rentals directly onsite including: Avis, Bidvest, Europcar, First Car Rental, Hertz, National and Tempest.

Shuttles and taxis

Both shuttles and taxis are available outside the terminal building. Their schedules match flight arrivals.

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Last Updated: 22 March 2018

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .