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
The Latest: Pilot who crashed in Hudson honored at ceremony
KSWO 7 News - 5/28/2016 8:32:06 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on the fatal crash of a vintage World War II plane into the Hudson River between ... It was being taken to a heliport in Manhattan. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will examine ...
WWII plane pulled from Hudson after crash that killed pilot
KX News - 5/28/2016 8:29:06 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Police divers and Army Corps of Engineers personnel retrieved the wreckage of a World War II plane from the Hudson ... The plane was loaded on to a barge Saturday and taken to a heliport in lower Manhattan, where investigators from the ...
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Gettysburg Times - 5/28/2016 5:37:18 AM
Community leaders and peaceful activists this week sided with the militants, saying the people of Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta share their demands for a greater share of the country's oil ... the wreckage of a World War II plane that crashed into ...
Conor McGinn: "People don’t feel Labour listens to them, never mind speaks for them"
politicshome.com - 5/24/2016 6:03:32 AM
He is making his mark as one of Labour’s rising stars from the 2015 intake – but growing up in 1980s South Armagh, Conor McGinn felt a world away from Westminster ... Ireland at a tumultuous time in the country’s history. “From the outside looking ...
A Gozo airstrip without disruption to the environment – Roy Perry
Gozo News - 5/17/2016 2:47:13 PM
It was me who, in 1994, approached the Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Tabone, with the idea, based on my experience of island transport links in many parts of the world. In 1943 two ... expanded to a fully-functioning heliport. This fell out of use after ...
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.
The New Yorker - 5/10/2016 7:17:24 AM
The Netherlands is a country historically at odds with the sea, a natural enemy that it has pushed back with dikes and canals to create farmland and new towns. “God created the world ... from the downtown-Manhattan heliport, while others went to the ...
Avlite Systems Announces Complete Heliport Solution Brochure
Yahoo Finance - 4/29/2016 12:23:56 PM
These heliports or helipads are designed to the latest standards of the Civil Aviation Code of the country of installation ... to improve the safety of our customer's operations around the world and provide better performance and operational efficiencies ...
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 ...
7 of the World's Wealthiest Politicians and the Crazy Things They Spend Their Money On
Mic - 1/30/2014 11:57:15 PM
But that's not the case for everyone: some world leaders opt ... that's equipped with two Heliports and surrounded by large mansions with 133 acres of lush vegetation. King Abdullah is criticized by many for his country's harsh violations against women ...
Angola: Heliport for Luanda World Cup Pavilion
AllAfrica - 6/12/2013 9:48:32 AM
Luanda — The pavilion of the province of Luanda, one of the venues of the world roller hockey championship set for next September, will have a heliport in the outer ... the only sports infrastructure in the country to have a space specifically for ...
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.
Stunning time-lapse visualises flight paths over the UK
Mashable - 11/18/2014 11:22:55 AM
Each year some 2.2 million flights whisk 220 million passengers into, out of and across the country, all overseen by the watchful ... and Aberdeen, the world's busiest heliport, sends flights to oil and gas platforms in the North Sea.
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 ...