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, 2014See also: Heliports map
Eclectic Home of a Hollywood Swashbuckler
New York Times - 7/2/2015 11:48:23 AM
The country was the setting for his most famous film ... Mr. Mena said decorative features that Mr. Granger had purchased around the world while filming on location were incorporated into the design. One example is the painted and carved Mexican ...
Learning the lessons of stagnation
The Economist online - 6/26/2015 11:22:42 PM
Its straggling main street adjoins an unopened shopping mall and is punctuated by a score of blocks of flats and office towers, one with a heliport on the ... only one Latin American country has become an important node in the world trading system, notes ...
Papua New Guinea opens its doors to foreign investors
China Daily - 6/28/2015 10:51:41 PM
Building a country Infrastructure development is challenging around the world, but in Papua New Guinea ... 21 of which have paved runways, and two heliports. It also has five major seaports in Kimbe, Lae, Madang, Rabaul and Wewak. Lae, the capital of ...
Era Group Inc. Announces Houma Super Base Grand Opening
IPD Group - 6/25/2015 10:40:56 PM
"As the premier heliport serving the U.S. Gulf Coast area ... About Era Group Era Group is one of the largest helicopter operators in the world and the longest serving helicopter transport operator in the U.S. In addition to servicing its U.S. customers ...
These countries do not have an airport!
Rediff India Abroad - 3/18/2013 11:01:54 AM
There are several cities in the world ... countries without airports... Andorra is the largest country among the ones listed here not to have an airport. The nearest airports are in Lleida, Barcelona, Toulouse and Girona. However, there are three heliports.
Remi Makanjuola: The ‘Caverton’ entrepreneur
NATIONAL MIRROR - 6/28/2015 11:06:00 PM
Caverton Helicopters currently operates out of a 10,000 square metre ight facility at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos, a 9,000 square metre facility in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and operates a heliport ... 115 countries throughout the world.
Era Group Inc. opens Super Base, adopts Sikorsky S-92 helicopter for oil-and-gas applications
intelligent-aerospace.com - 6/26/2015 1:35:43 PM
"As the premier heliport serving the U.S. Gulf Coast area ... Era Group is one of the largest helicopter operators in the world and the longest serving helicopter transport operator in the U.S., according to company officials. In addition to servicing ...
The forgotten sherpas
The Frontier Post - 7/4/2015 8:35:43 PM
Lukla, Nepal (CNN)The Goma Air flight makes a swift turn over jagged white peaks and lush Himalayan farmlands before a herky-jerky landing in what\'s been called the world\'s most dangerous ... devastation in this part of country. Maybe then, Phurba ...
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Times Union - 7/3/2015 9:31:11 AM
From 5 p.m. to midnight, East 34th Street Heliport, 499 East 34th Street ... The event kicks off at 7 p.m. with a live musical performance by Arlene’s World Famous RnR Karaoke Band; the movie begins at sunset. 50 Kent Avenue, between North 11th and ...
Everything must go! Entire contents of £300million super-mansion including gold-plated bins and jewel-encrusted bathroom suites on sale after 45-bedroom Hyde Park home fails ...
Daily Mail - 6/29/2015 11:37:38 AM
Pinto's eponymous company - which usually kits out luxury yachts and planes - spent from 1992 until 1994 working on the house, curating pieces from all over the world. The firm also ... a short drive to Battersea’s heliport. However, it has failed ...
New Heliport Gives Travelers Another Option to Get to the Airport and Beyond
The Moscow Times - 12/12/2013 1:42:29 PM
A flight school for training pilots is already functioning, and the heliport is also able to host any one of the approximately 2,000 privately owned choppers in the country ... currently absorbs 17 percent of world's annual helicopter production.
Rotorcraft Rookie: New landing sites
AOPA - 4/22/2014 11:53:03 PM
After experiencing the differences in fixed-wing flying between flight training and real-world ... 9 of cross-country time to meet the three-hour requirement. Helicopters are only required to fly 25 miles for a cross-county, but the heliport is a bit ...
The 25 Least Visited Countries In The World
businessinsider.com.au - 3/27/2013 6:55:00 AM
Of the 25 least visited countries in the world, the most visited country only has 73,000 foreign ... 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 ...
Guess Which 5 Countries Do Not Have An Airport
Silicon India - 11/22/2013 2:10:22 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.
World Cup: Countries Ranked According To Their Hotels
Ventures - 6/21/2014 8:30:04 AM
Countries often expend a huge budget on the accommodation of teams, meaning the best hotels are usually booked to capacity. During the on-going world cup in Brazil ... and even a heliport. 5. Argentina – Boulevard Express, Belo Horizonte Challengers ...