Bandar Abbas International Airport (IATA: BND, ICAO: OIKB) (Persian: فرودگاه بین المللی بندرعباس) is an international airport located in 12 kilometers east of the city of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan Province, in south of Iran. The airport has flight connections to different parts of Iran and countries of south of Persian Gulf, and about 1,289,000 passengers passed through it in 2017. This airport is able to handle widebody aircraft such as Boeing 777 or Boeing 747.
2005 Iranian Air Force C-130 crash: A Lockheed C-130 Hercules crashed into a ten-story apartment building in downtown Tehran on 6 December 2005, after takeoff from Tehran Mehrabad airport. The flight was attempting to return to Mehrabad with engine trouble when it crashed, killing 128 (10 crew, 84 passengers, and 34 people in the building, many of them children staying home due to high smog levels in the city). The flight was bound for Bandar Abbas.
Iran Air Tours Flight 945, a scheduled flight from Bandar Abbas to Mashhad on 1 September 2006, crashed on landing at Mashhad after a landing failure caused the Tupolev Tu-154M to leave the runway, killing 28 of the 148 on board (137 passengers, 11 crew).
IRIAF F-4 Phantom II crashed near Bandar Abbas on October 14, 2012, killing two airmen.