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
Chinese Coastguard Ships Approached Disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
The Diplomat - 10/5/2015 6:56:46 AM
China is supposedly building a military outpost on the islands; imagery released earlier in the year by IHS Jane‘s shows a heliport and other military ... in China regarding the country’s place in the world.
HERITAGE: Howey: Vietnam And Yearning For The ‘Real World’
Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan - 9/29/2015 11:43:03 AM
Shortly after arriving at Camp Holloway near Pleiku, several soldiers, including myself, were ordered to Camp Radcliff, An Khê Army Airfield, known as the “Golf Course,” a heliport near ... who had time remaining in country, stayed in the same place ...
Soliders with AZ National Guard deploy to Kuwait
Tucson News Now - 10/1/2015 11:19:12 AM
A send-off ceremony was held at the Silverbell Army Heliport in Marana on Thursday ... "We have the best training in the world and we're really proud to be going out representing Arizona and our country across the pond," Duncan said. Family members and ...
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.
Attack Helicopters: Should India Have Them?
ISN ETH Zurlch - 9/29/2015 11:53:12 PM
Other countries have huge air arms for each Service ... All Army Aviation helicopters have been moved from Air Force Bases and duplicate heliports have been built at enormous cost. But that is a different tale. Do We Need More Attack Helicopters?
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 ...
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.
The 25 Least Visited Countries In The World
businessinsider.com.au - 3/27/2013 6:55:00 AM
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 ...
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.
7 of the World's Wealthiest Politicians and the Crazy Things They Spend Their Money On
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 ...
Stunning time-lapse visualises flight paths over the UK
Mashable - 11/18/2014 11:22:55 AM
See also: Drones 'flying off the shelves' ahead of UK's festive season By lunchtime, military flights begin over the east coast, RAF jets create awesome 3D neon trails across a training area, and Aberdeen, the world's busiest heliport, sends flights to oil ...
Choice of Heliport Operator Stirs Criticism and a Lawsuit
New York Times - 5/12/2008 11:57:56 PM
City officials have chosen to turn over the heliport near Wall Street, in the midst of one of the busiest aviation zones in the country, to FirstFlight ... but has provoked sniping in the insular world of helicopter operators. Local heliport and airport ...
Is this the world's sexiest woman (and the most powerful)?
The Guardian - 7/16/2011 11:56:37 PM
But her intellect, élan and dogged stamina mean she'll thrive in the fiercely competitive world of global finance. Besides, it can't be as hard as synchronised swimming… Madame Chairman: Christine Lagarde, now head of the IMF, stands on the heliport of ...
The Latest: Spokesman says pope acknowledges abuse victims
The Grand Island Independent - 9/25/2015 6:18:31 AM
Francis is flying to the Downtown Manhattan Heliport near Wall Street in the helicopter ... delivering a tough message to a country that is the world's largest exporter of weapons. Speaking before Congress, the pope asked why weapons are being sold ...
Essential Equipment: FTDs and Heliport Lighting
Aviation Today - 3/31/2014 11:57:40 PM
There is a recognized steady growth around the world in the HEMS market. This is now spreading beyond traditional operators into countries with relatively ... As Fraser MacKay, director FEC Heliports Worldwide, explains: “Helipads are small and compact ...