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
Uber lets you hail a helicopter in Brazil for $63
Chicago Tribune - 6/22/2016 3:01:48 PM
Gridlock is rampant, traffic jams can stretch for hundreds of kilometers, and the country is in the midst of an auto boom ... that customers could catch rides among four airports and five heliports around the city for promotional prices of as little ...
India revises 5/20 rule under new aviation policy
traveldailymedia.com - 6/16/2016 11:58:37 PM
The overall goal of this plan is to make India the world’s third largest civil ... developing more airports and heliports, and promoting “open skies” agreements with other countries. The minister said that the policy would aim to “take flying ...
Govt mulls converting unused airports into SEZs
Deccan Herald - 6/23/2016 10:57:14 AM
One for leasing companies all over the world to come and park the aircraft ... and Managing Director B P Sharma said the heliport in the national capital would be ready within a month. Pawan Hans is the country's largest helicopter operator.
Cabinet nod to civil aviation policy, 5/20 scrapped but FDI unchanged
btvin.com - 6/15/2016 10:26:45 PM
Under the policy, green-field airports and heliports are to be developed. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the policy is a "game changer" and the country's aviation sector is poised to become the world's third largest by 2022. The policy ...
The Rio Olympics Are A High-Tech Police State
vocativ.com - 6/13/2016 7:37:20 PM
heliport, and representatives from a veritable Portuguese alphabet soup of police and military agencies. The Olympics are at least based in one city, not 12 like the World Cup, so “only” 85,000 police officers and soldiers are expected to be in use or ...
Aviation policy puts small towns on flyers' map
Times of India - 6/16/2016 6:40:40 AM
In addition, a new policy for helicopters, including setting up of four heliports, and allowing ... build 5080 no-frills airports across the country, many of them using airstrips that had been abandoned after World War II. Each such airport is expected ...
Four of the top Latin American hospitals on the island to give information (part 1)
Curacao Chronicle - 6/21/2016 11:59:51 PM
This combination of services has been gaining acceptance of thousands of people around the world aware of the opportunities in other countries where the technological ... beds in a new 15 floors tower with a heliport. They offer specialties in orthopedics ...
Government unveils civil aviation policy, scraps 5/20 norm
Times of Oman - 6/15/2016 7:31:58 AM
In efforts to increase air traffic into the country and ensure improve ease of doing business ... At present, India is the fastest growing aviation market in the world with 22 per cent growth recorded in 2015-16. As part of efforts to ensure overall ...
New civil aviation policy eases Vistara, AirAsia route to overseas destinations
Live Mint - 6/15/2016 8:36:24 AM
“Welcome to the world of affordable ... outsourced to other countries due to high taxation. MROs will not have to pay airport royalty and additional charges going forward. Land would be earmarked for MROs in all future airport/heliport projects where ...
Apalachicola is Florida airport 122 of 124 for father-son duo
News Herald - 6/12/2016 6:12:37 PM
Lauderdale Heliport May 31: Miami Seaplane Base ... pilot who has flown in 20 countries. “There’s no country like us,” Mario Mondo said. “We’re he envy of the entire world when it comes to flying airplanes. It’s such a wonderful privilege.”
Ex-president Mary Robinson’s Mayo home for €2.75m
The Irish Times - 6/16/2016 12:06:58 AM
Extending to 630sq m (6,781sq ft) Massbrook House, which is for sale through Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes, was designed by Belfast ... “It’s lovely to close the gate on the outside world and just walk the grounds, especially for Mary when she ...
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.
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 ...
Indiana Ranks Top 10 for 109 Logistics Categories
Marine Link - 6/10/2016 7:37:54 AM
According to the Directory, Indiana ranks first among all states in pass-through interstates, is home to the country's largest ... FedEx Express hub in the world. With 550 air facilities, only nine states offer more airports, heliports and seaplane bases.
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 ...