Raja Bhoj Airport (IATA: BHO, ICAO: VABP) is a domestic airport serving Bhopal
in the state of Madhya Pradesh
. It is located in Gandhi Nagar area which lies 15 km (9.3 mi) north-west of Bhopal city center on National Highway 12.
The first direct seasonal international flight from Bhopal was to Jeddah, a Hajj charter flown by Saudia on 23 October 2010 for Hajj travelers. With the length of the runway strip increased to 9,000 feet, it is now possible for larger aircraft to land at Bhopal.