Bram Fischer International Airport is an important gateway to the Free State, a land-locked province. Bloemfontein International Airport was officially renamed Bram Fischer International Airport by President Jacob a at an historic event held at the airport on 13 December 2012.
At the heart of the economy in the region, Bram Fischer International Airport offers a world-class airport operation that caters for more than 400 000 passengers and 20 000 air traffic movements per annum. This international airport fulfils its role as an economic hub, ideally situated on the N8 Corridor, which links Bloemfontein, the industrial area of Botshabelo and Maseru in Lesotho.
Bram Fischer International has been designated as an economic node and focal point for development on the corridor. The airport will continue to uphold Bram Fischer's name and legacy by facilitating growth and development in the Free State and specifically Mangaung.