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
Spain’s Record Tourist Arrivals Equal Big Profits for Its Biggest Airports
Skift - 3/28/2015 12:59:17 PM
Aena SA said profit jumped last year as the operator of Spain’s main airports for Madrid and Barcelona benefited from a record number of tourists visiting the country ... Aena, the world’s biggest airport operator by passenger volume, saw its passenger ...
Aena Earnings Climb as Tourist Growth Benefits Spanish Airports
Bloomberg - 3/28/2015 9:03:04 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Aena SA said profit jumped last year as the operator of Spain’s main airports for Madrid and Barcelona benefited from a record number of tourists visiting the country ... Aena, the world’s biggest airport operator by passenger volume ...
Amazon says US too late on drone rules
bangkokpost.com - 3/24/2015 9:32:16 PM
Misener said that while no country has approved the Amazon Prime Air plan for ... operate within view of the operators and fly certain distances away from airports or heliports.
Huge Brazilian Heliport Is Only the Beginning
AIN Online Language - 3/20/2015 4:29:12 PM
Less than a year after it opened the world’s largest full-service helicenter in São ... ground soon on an even larger facility with accompanying village to serve the country’s offshore oil-and-gas exploration industry. A separate Rio facility that ...
FAA Streamlines Waivers for UAS Exemption Holders
GPS World - 3/24/2015 7:59:13 PM
or 2 NM from a heliport with a published instrument flight procedure The blanket 200-foot COA allows flights anywhere in the country except restricted airspace and other areas, such as major cities, where the FAA prohibits UAS operations. Previously ...
25pc duty on wheat imports: Outsourcing of key airports likely
Dawn - 3/20/2015 1:27:16 AM
The country will continue to allow open skies policy for cargo operation. The private sector would be free to construct, operate and run new and existing airports and airstrips, lakes for amphibian aircraft operations, helipads and heliports, including ...
Video shows world's busiest heliport in Aberdeen
Evening Express - 11/18/2014 4:27:44 AM
The footage, released by the National Air Traffic Services (NATS), shows flight paths around the country and focuses on Aberdeen as part of it, as it is the busiest heliport in the world. The video takes viewers on a unique tour of some of the key features ...
Unlike drones, kite photography insists on staying under the radar
Mashable - 3/29/2015 9:04:52 PM
KAP is practiced by a small, punctilious group scattered around the world. Most appear to be men ... Bridge Park is just across the East River from the busy Downtown Manhattan Heliport. I wondered whether there was any danger of causing some kind of ...
10 castles you could own right now
Stuff - 3/24/2015 10:29:32 PM
The castle comes with a golf course, five lakes and a heliport, spread over more than 400 acres and ... United States PRICE REDUCED: Feeling more virtual world than olde worlde, this US property in the state of Connecticut took seven years to construct ...
Hercules has a smooth landing at Juhu
Times of India - 3/24/2015 8:49:19 PM
one of the highest and difficult-to-land runways in the world. The exercise has raised the hopes of pilots and operators as the Juhu airport, despite being the busiest heliport in the country, has poor infrastructure. The airport does not have a night ...
These countries do not have an airport!
Rediff India Abroad - 3/18/2013 5:46:56 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.
New Heliport Gives Travelers Another Option to Get to the Airport and Beyond
The Moscow Times - 12/12/2013 1:42:29 PM
A flight school for training pilots is already functioning, and the heliport is also able to host any one of the approximately 2,000 privately owned choppers in the country ... currently absorbs 17 percent of world's annual helicopter production.
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 ...
The 25 Least Visited Countries In The World
businessinsider.com.au - 3/27/2013 6:55:00 AM
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 ...
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 ...