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
Nigeria: How Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Supports Country's Oil Production
AllAfrica - 10/17/2014 11:46:33 AM
As the base manager put it, "Bristow is the biggest oil production supporter in the world, extending to Nigeria." He said that the reason why Bristow entered Nigeria to support oil production in the country is ... become the busiest heliport of the company ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
North Korea building ‘world-class’ ski resort
Capital FM - 5/29/2013 10:33:46 AM
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 ...
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 ...
Opposition to U.S. military bases in Japan reaches turning point
The Final Call - 12/13/2012 4:54:57 AM
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 ...
Quick count: Bolivia's Morales coasts to 3rd term
The Wichita Eagle Kansas - 10/12/2014 8:06:24 PM
A boom in commodities prices increased export revenues nine-fold and the country has accumulated $15.5 billion in ... up from $1,000 that year to $2,550 in 2013, according to the World Bank. Public works projects abound, including a satellite designed ...
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 ...
North Koreans Fuming Over Swiss Government’s Cancellation of Ski Lift Order
First Tracks - 9/10/2013 6:57:22 AM
It’s the latest setback for dictator Kim Jong-un’s plan for a “world class” ski resort in his country at Masik Pass in Kangwon Province. He has ordered his military to complete construction of ski runs, a hotel, heliport and cable cars by the end ...