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
Hosting VIPs shouldn't bring Delhi to a standstill
Hindustan Times - 9/22/2014 10:57:28 AM
World over, VIPs are taking to the skies to free up the city roads. Last year, Russian president Vladimir Putin decided to commute by helicopter from his country residence just ... in Delhi's VIP enclaves to build heliports. Building one at Rajghat ...
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 ...
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 ...
Kim Jong-un wants to build 'world class' ski resort in North Korea
Daily Telegraph - 5/27/2013 8:58:55 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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 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 ...
7 of the World's Wealthiest Politicians and the Crazy Things They Spend Their Money On
Mic - 1/30/2014 11:57:15 PM
It's no surprise: Russia is considered one of the most corrupt countries in the world, according to corruption watchdog ... a large palace complex in Casablanca that's equipped with two Heliports and surrounded by large mansions with 133 acres of lush ...
North Korea to open 'world-class' ski resort as rival South Korea preps to host 2018 Winter Olympics
New York Daily News - 5/27/2013 11:57:52 PM
Kim visited the construction site on Masik hill in the northeast of the country ... heliport and cable cars, KCNA said. During his inspection, Kim said it was the firm determination of the ruling Workers' Party "to build the skiing ground into a world ...
North Korea building 'world-class' ski resort
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/29/2013 1:01:06 AM
Kim visited the construction site on Masik Hill in the north-east of the country ... heliport and cable cars, KCNA said. During his inspection, Kim said it was the firm determination of the ruling Workers' Party "to build the skiing ground into a world ...
New This Winter: “World-Class” North Korean Ski Resort
The Wall Street Journal - 5/27/2013 9:10:15 AM
Upon completion, “a ski wave will seize the country,” Mr. Kim was quoted as ... It will reportedly boast a hotel, a heliport and a cableway, which Mr. Kim stressed must be “world-class.” The highest peak is over 1,360 meters above sea level ...
Panama Gets Its Own Man-Made Islands
World Property Channel - 8/5/2013 10:46:11 AM
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 ...
Alison-Madueke rallies oil & gas industry on containment efforts
Vanguard - 8/23/2014 4:16:23 AM
Efforts by the President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration to galvanize the entire nation for a massive curtailment of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country have received ... Lagos State Government and the World Health Organization on the state ...
Opposition to U.S. military bases in Japan reaches turning point
The Final Call - 12/13/2012 9:44:16 PM
But Okinawans, who number roughly 1.4 million, have long opposed U.S. military presence on their homeland, which experienced the only bloody ground battle between Japan and the invading U.S. military at the end of World War II in 1945. Since the return of ...
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 issued a national appeal on Tuesday to speed up work on a “world ... country as a “gigantic patriotic work”, Kim urged greater effort to complete the project - with 110 kilometres of multi-level ski runs, a hotel ...