Country Comparison > Heliports

RankCountryHeliports
1United States5,287
2Korea, South466
3Indonesia76
4Antarctica53
5Russia49
6China47
7India45
8Taiwan31
9Iran26
10Canada26
11Germany23
12Korea, North23
13Pakistan23
14Turkey20
15Iraq16
16Japan16
17Brazil13
18Burma11
19Saudi Arabia10
20Spain10
21United Kingdom9
22Ukraine9
23Afghanistan9
24Greece9
25Hong Kong9
26East Timor8
27New Caledonia8
28Thailand7
29Egypt7
30Bosnia and Herzegovina6
31Sudan6
32Syria6
33Poland6
34Peru5
35Nigeria5
36United Arab Emirates5
37Italy5
38Kuwait4
39Malaysia4
40Oman3
41Spratly Islands3
42Panama3
43Venezuela3
44Kazakhstan3
45Hungary3
46Israel3
47Bangladesh3
48Algeria3
49Solomon Islands3
50Colombia3
51Brunei3
52Ecuador2
53Argentina2
54Georgia2
55El Salvador2
56Kosovo2
57Mali2
58Libya2
59Macau2
60Papua New Guinea2
61Malta2
62Sierra Leone2
63Serbia2
64Romania2
65Philippines2
66Sweden2
67Switzerland2
68Svalbard1
69Seychelles1
70South Africa1
71Mexico1
72Netherlands1
73Norway1
74South Sudan1
75Qatar1
76Niger1
77Vietnam1
78West Bank1
79Turkmenistan1
80Mongolia1
81Montenegro1
82Monaco1
83Morocco1
84Lebanon1
85Latvia1
86Slovakia1
87Luxembourg1
88Cote d'Ivoire1
89Jordan1
90Czech Republic1
91French Polynesia1
92France1
93Guatemala1
94Gaza Strip1
95Croatia1
96Australia1
97Austria1
98Belarus1
99Bulgaria1
100Azerbaijan1
101Albania1
102Angola1
103Bahrain1
104Belgium1
105Bahamas, The1
106Estonia1
107Eritrea1
108Northern Mariana Islands1
109Dominica1
110Dominican Republic1
111Burundi1
112Chile1
113Cambodia1
114Sri Lanka1
115Congo, Democratic Republic of the1

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, 2014

See also: Heliports map

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