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
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 ...
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 is hard not to be impressed when you arrive in the newly rich nation of Equatorial Guinea, especially when you are invited ... "We must be the only country in the world where there are no bookshops," he said when I mentioned them. Despite tough ...
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 ...
North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un wants ‘world class’ ski resort by year-end
Raw Story - 6/5/2013 10:11:09 AM
Describing the Masik Pass resort in the northeast of the impoverished country as a ... a hotel, heliport and cable cars. The ruling Workers’ Party “remains unchanged in its resolution to build a world-class skiing ground within this year”, the ...
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 ... However, there are three heliports. Click NEXT to read more... Monaco does not have an airport, but there is a heliport in the Monegasque district ...
How China is enslaving the world: Beijing's ruthless leaders subjugate armies of foreign workers with opium, plunder resources across the globe - and now they've got Britain in ...
Daily Mail - 3/1/2013 1:27:55 AM
With its gold leaf and marble décor, duplex suites, heliport and fleet of Rolls ... impoverished peasant country, ruled and ruined by Chairman Mao and his Red Guards. Now — as the world’s factory for every type of consumer product, and with its ...
North Korea's luxury ski resort opens for business
theguardian.com - 10/7/2013 8:19:53 AM
This is the Masik Pass ski resort, North Korea's latest ... as a child and competed in international cross-country competitions – vowed that with Masik as a training centre, North Korea would have a world champion of its own in just a few years' time.
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 ...
WORLD SUMMIT FOR CHILDREN; Bush Is in New York for the U.N. Conference and a Flurry of Gulf Diplomacy
New York Times - 9/29/1990 11:58:50 PM
All the World Is United' ''The President's bilaterals with leaders are designed to express gratitude for the efforts of countries that have helped us with the Persian Gulf and to send a signal to Saddam Hussein that all the world is united and talking from ...
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 ... up work on a “world class” ski resort, which is being built as rival South Korea prepares to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Describing the Masik Pass resort in the northeast of the impoverished country as ...
Kim Jong-un wants to build 'world class' ski resort in North Korea
Daily Telegraph - 5/27/2013 12:52:09 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 ...
Panama Gets Its Own Man-Made Islands
World Property Channel - 8/5/2013 2:49:34 PM
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 ...