Indian State of Madhya Pradesh. It is the busiest airport in Madhya Pradesh and is located 8 km west of Indore. According to the statistics released by the Airports Authority of India, the agency responsible for the maintenance and management of the airport, it is the 22nd busiest airport in India by passenger traffic. The airport is named after Maharani Ahilya Bai Holkar of Indore, belonging to the Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empire. Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, Indore has been adjudged as the best airport in under 2 million annual passenger footfall category in Asia Pacific region in the Airports Council International (ACI)'s airport service quality (ASQ) rankings for the year 2017. Since 24 March 2018 it has started operations 24*7 with night landing facilities.