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
Do also note ... here you may still come and leave airborne. Most visitors are presumably on business thanks to the secretive bank system and the low corporate taxes. A dry and dirty place. There's rubbish all over the small desert country that is no ...
Son of ousted Ukraine leader ran business empire
worldbulletin.net - 3/7/2014 11:57:30 PM
At the Mezhyhirya estate, where luxuries from a private golf course and pet zoo to a fake Spanish galleon were discovered, journalists and activists have been scanning nearly 200 folders, each with about 500 pages. Many folders had been dumped in a lake on ...
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.
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
He deemed the site "at the center of the world's attention." The Korean Central News Agency ... Kim should be no stranger to the slopes; he was educated in the Alpine country of Switzerland. He toured the site with several senior officials ...
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 ...
7 of the World's Wealthiest Politicians and the Crazy Things They Spend Their Money On
PolicyMic - 1/30/2014 11:57:15 PM
King Abdullah is criticized by many for his country's harsh ... he's settled most of them out of court in monetary agreements. In May 2009 Liechtenstein taken off the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development's "uncooperative tax haven ...
Honduras's Macho Cops
New York Times - 3/7/2014 12:37:28 PM
Pressure from the United States may have removed one macho man from his post, but more are ready and ... This essay was translated by Kristina Cordero from the Spanish.
North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un wants ‘world class’ ski resort by year-end
Raw Story - 6/5/2013 11:08:25 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 ...
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
they can do all this without being accountable to anyone. No wonder many analysts believe that the future, whether we like or not, will be shaped not in London, Washington or Moscow but in Beijing. The tiger is no longer crouching. Claws ...
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 ...
These countries do not have an airport!
Rediff - 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 ...
Rio unveils World Cup security nerve center
Channel NewsAsia - 1/24/2014 7:53:49 PM
"It will be the biggest security operation for a World Cup because there are 12 host cities in this continent-sized country," senior justice ministry ... is equipped with a heliport and operates 24/7. On giant video screens, the officers simultaneously ...
Oregon wine tours
USA Today - 1/7/2014 11:55:53 PM
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