Definition: This entry gives the total number of heliports with hard-surface runways, helipads, or landing areas that support routine sustained helicopter operations exclusively and have support facilities including one or more of the following facilities: lighting, fuel, passenger handling, or maintenance. It includes former airports used exclusively for helicopter operations but excludes heliports limited to day operations and natural clearings that could support helicopter landings and takeoffs.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Heliports map
The 25 Least Visited Countries In The World
businessinsider.com.au - 3/26/2013 11:59:49 PM
The least visited country in the world may not be the one you would think ... There's no airport in the landlocked neighbour of Switzerland and Austria. There's a heliport though, so if you are among those with a bank account here you may still ...
7 of the World's Wealthiest Politicians and the Crazy Things They Spend Their Money On
Policy Mic - 1/30/2014 11:57:15 PM
It's no surprise: Russia is considered one of the most corrupt countries in the world, according to corruption watchdog ... a large palace complex in Casablanca that's equipped with two Heliports and surrounded by large mansions with 133 acres of lush ...
Guess Which 5 Countries Do Not Have An Airport
Silicon India - 11/22/2013 9:19:52 AM
An alpine country in Central Europe, Liechtenstein is the only double landlocked country in the world without an airport ... The entire populations of Liechtenstein just have access to a heliport located in the southern town of Balzers.
The strange and evil world of Equatorial Guinea
theguardian.com - 10/22/2011 10:57:40 PM
It has its own heliport, of course. The houses are all empty ... There were a handful of books on his shelves bought in Spain. "We must be the only country in the world where there are no bookshops," he said when I mentioned them. Despite tough ...
North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un wants ‘world class’ ski resort by year-end
Raw Story - 6/5/2013 10:11:09 AM
Describing the Masik Pass resort in the northeast of the impoverished country as a ... a hotel, heliport and cable cars. The ruling Workers’ Party “remains unchanged in its resolution to build a world-class skiing ground within this year”, the ...
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un visits country's ski resort, gives it an A+
New York Daily News - 1/1/2014 9:44:00 AM
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has been seen inspecting his country's new ski attraction ... He deemed the site "at the center of the world's attention." The Korean Central News Agency described the resort as a "great monumental structure," reported ...
Kim Jong-un wants to build 'world class' ski resort in North Korea
Daily Telegraph - 5/27/2013 12:52:09 PM
No expense is being spared on the project and the resort will have a hotel, cable cars, equipment stores and a heliport, the KCNA state media ... "A skiing wave will seize the country." The North Korean leader also ordered the domestic production of ...
North Korea to open 'world-class' ski resort as rival South Korea preps to host 2018 Winter Olympics
New York Daily News - 5/27/2013 11:57:52 PM
Kim visited the construction site on Masik hill in the northeast of the country ... heliport and cable cars, KCNA said. During his inspection, Kim said it was the firm determination of the ruling Workers' Party "to build the skiing ground into a world ...
How China is enslaving the world: Beijing's ruthless leaders subjugate armies of foreign workers with opium, plunder resources across the globe - and now they've got Britain in ...
Daily Mail - 3/1/2013 1:27:55 AM
With its gold leaf and marble décor, duplex suites, heliport and fleet of Rolls ... impoverished peasant country, ruled and ruined by Chairman Mao and his Red Guards. Now — as the world’s factory for every type of consumer product, and with its ...
Kim Jong-un wants 'world class' ski resort in North Korea by year end
South China Morning Post - 6/4/2013 11:55:32 PM
Describing the Masik Pass resort in the northeast of the impoverished country as a ... a hotel, heliport and cable cars. The ruling Workers’ Party “remains unchanged in its resolution to build a world-class skiing ground withthis year”, the ...
These countries do not have an airport!
Rediff India Abroad - 3/18/2013 5:32:37 AM
There are several cities in the world with 5-6 airports. However, these 5 countries have no airports at all ... However, there are three heliports. Click NEXT to read more... Monaco does not have an airport, but there is a heliport in the Monegasque ...
Time - 3/24/2014 2:54:47 PM
When police rushed to respond they discovered a bag with the word “bomb” at their heliport — a diversion planted ... plutonium in hundreds of buildings in dozens of countries around the world; the theft of only .001 percent of this stockpile could ...
French horror as Joan of Arc to be 'killed' by English again
Daily Telegraph - 7/13/2009 5:18:55 PM
The ageing vessel, which is used by the French as a "floating embassy" in a similar role as the decommissioned Royal Yacht Britannia, is due to embark on its 45th and final world tour ... the boat into a museum or a heliport in Saint-Tropez have foundered.
North Korea building 'world-class' ski resort
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/29/2013 12:39:38 AM
Kim visited the construction site on Masik Hill in the north-east of the country ... heliport and cable cars, KCNA said. During his inspection, Kim said it was the firm determination of the ruling Workers' Party "to build the skiing ground into a world ...