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 ...
The strange and evil world of Equatorial Guinea
theguardian.com - 10/22/2011 10:57:40 PM
It is hard not to be impressed when you arrive in the newly rich nation of Equatorial Guinea, especially when you are invited ... "We must be the only country in the world where there are no bookshops," he said when I mentioned them. Despite tough ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un wants ‘world class’ ski resort by year-end
Raw Story - 6/5/2013 10:11:09 AM
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ... up work on a “world class” ski resort, which is being built as rival South Korea prepares to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Describing the Masik Pass resort in the northeast of the impoverished country as ...
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 ... However, there are three heliports. Click NEXT to read more... Monaco does not have an airport, but there is a heliport in the Monegasque district ...
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 ...
Panama Gets Its Own Man-Made Islands
World Property Channel - 8/5/2013 2:49:34 PM
The island will also have heliports and 24 hour restricted access monitored ... The Rise of Medical Tourism in Panama The increasing cost of healthcare in first-world countries has made medical tourism a thriving industry. Instead of traveling for sea ...
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
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ... up work on a “world class” ski resort, which is being built as rival South Korea prepares to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Describing the Masik Pass resort in the northeast of the impoverished country as ...
WORLD SUMMIT FOR CHILDREN; Bush Is in New York for the U.N. Conference and a Flurry of Gulf Diplomacy
New York Times - 9/29/1990 11:58:50 PM
All the World Is United' ''The President's bilaterals with leaders are designed to express gratitude for the efforts of countries that have helped us with the Persian Gulf and to send a signal to Saddam Hussein that all the world is united and talking from ...
North Korea building 'world-class' ski resort
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/29/2013 1:01:06 AM
Photo: Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has inspected work on a "world class" ski resort being built as rival South Korea ... Kim visited the construction site on Masik Hill in the north-east of the country on Monday, the official Korean Central ...
Latin America: The Eyes of the (Helicopter) World Are On Brazil
Aviation Today - 12/31/2002 11:54:47 PM
These developments bode well for the future stability of the country. National fleets Brazil’s civil helicopter fleet is the sixth largest in the world, according to the ... the city is served by five heliports that offer a full range of services.
California's Wine Country And The Celebrity Connections
The Huffington Post - 4/30/2013 3:11:33 PM
(AP) — Sometimes visitors to MacMurray Ranch, the 1,500-acre (600-hectare) spread owned by movie and TV actor Fred MacMurray for a half-century, want to know: Where's the heliport ... the world promoting MacMurray Ranch wines. Although the winery ...