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
Hollywood and Vine: Wineries with celeb connection
Norristown Times Herald - 5/12/2013 3:37:17 AM
MacMurray, star of such classics ... under the name Frass Canyon, in the 2004 wine road trip movie “Sideways.” (It’s where Paul Giamatti’s character, Miles, has his meltdown with the spit bucket — funny onscreen, highly inadvisable in real ...
A final salute to HMS Ark Royal: Former crew and wellwishers wave goodbye as Navy flagship is towed from Portsmouth at start of sad final journey to Turkish scrapyard
Daily Mail - 5/20/2013 2:47:50 PM
Hundreds of people have turned out to wave goodbye to the Royal Navy's former flagship HMS Ark Royal as it was towed away to be scrapped. The aircraft carrier, which was formally decommissioned in 2011, is being taken to Turkey where it will be ...
California wineries with celebrity connections flourish
Arlington Heights Daily Herald - 5/12/2013 9:49:30 AM
MacMurray and his wife, actress June Haver, bought the ranch in 1941 from the Porter family, pioneers who established the farmstead in the 1850s — their old wagon still stands in front of the house. The MacMurrays used it for diversified farming during ...
Official Bullying Lurks Behind Prep for Olympics in Brazil
ipsnews.net - 5/18/2013 10:03:52 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 17 2013 (IPS) - As Brazil prepares to host several sporting mega-events, human rights abuses and authoritarian interventions by the authorities are going on behind the scenes, favouring major urbanisation projects and stadium ...
HOLLYWOOD & VINE: Many wineries have celebrity connections
Indiana Gazette - 5/12/2013 8:45:05 AM
Kate MacMurray, Fred’s daughter, just smiles. “This was our home,” she explains. What visitors will find at the ranch is a place that’s not much different than when ... Photographs displayed in the property’s refurbished barn show the couple ...
Travel: At the corner of Hollwood and Vine — wineries and their celebrity connection
Ventura County Star - 5/12/2013 2:32:51 AM
You’ll find memorabilia like coonskin caps at the winery gift store, and you can also stay at the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn & Spa, an upscale retreat. RAYMOND BURR VINEYARDS: The star of TV’s “Perry Mason” and “Ironside” also had a passion ...
One thing to be grateful to the Guptas for
politicsweb.co.za - 5/6/2013 8:59:21 AM
Had they landed in the early morning, guests may have also encountered kitchen staff from one of the Chinese restaurants in Cyrildene splashing about in the reeds as they tried to catch a duck or two for the a la carte menu. But instead of all that ...
California's Wine Country And The Celebrity Connections
The Huffington Post - 4/30/2013 3:11:33 PM
close enough to the window to keep an eye on the Black Angus cattle he raised. MacMurray and his wife, actress June Haver, bought the ranch in 1941 from the Porter family, pioneers who established the farmstead in the 1850s — their old wagon ...
Hollywood memories part of wine country
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - 5/5/2013 7:27:29 AM
HEALDSBURG, Calif. – Sometimes visitors to MacMurray Ranch, the 1,500-acre spread owned by movie and TV actor Fred MacMurray for a half-century, want to know: Where’s the heliport? Where’s the screening room? Kate MacMurray, Fred’s daughter ...
Hollywood and vine
Morris County Daily Record - 5/12/2013 4:56:01 AM
COUNTRY WEEKEND 2013: Aug. 30 to Sept ... the 1,500-acre spread owned by movie and TV actor Fred MacMurray for a half-century, want to know: Where’s the heliport? Where’s the screening room? Kate MacMurray, Fred’s daughter, just smiles.
Paul McCartney rests at Txai Resort Itacare
The Wall Street Journal - 5/14/2013 12:03:09 PM
SAO PAULO, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul McCartney chose the heavenly Txai Resort ... Jose Romeu Ferraz Neto, to plant a seedling of the Juerana tree, a species from the Mata Atlantica rainforest threatened with extinction used by the ...
Stranger Than Paradise
New York Times Blogs - 5/10/2013 10:09:11 PM
It was, as Richard Merz tells it, an enlightened mischievousness among the paradise dwellers that brought the water-skiing elephant to Richardson Bay. And it was the enemies ... Spectacle-seeking city folk crossed the bridge by the thousands ...
MacMurray Ranch history preserved
Sacramento Bee - 5/5/2013 6:58:51 AM
Kate MacMurray, Fred's daughter, just smiles. "This was our home," she explains. What visitors will find at the ranch is a place that's not much different than when ... lives in a small house near the property and travels the world promoting MacMurray ...
Hollywood and Vine: California wineries with celebrity connections
Washington Post - 4/30/2013 7:14:56 PM
HEALDSBURG, Calif. — Sometimes visitors to MacMurray Ranch, the 1,500-acre (600-hectare) spread owned by movie and TV actor Fred MacMurray for a half-century, want to know: Where’s the heliport? Where’s the screening room? Kate MacMurray ...
Forget bushtucker trials, Sian Lloyd goes gourmet riding Australia's Ghan railway
Daily Mail - 5/12/2013 7:50:48 PM
So, the next morning we went to Darwin's heliport for the half-hour flight eastwards to Bamurru ... about half an hour away and home to almost 100 wineries. This is boutique country, with winding roads leading to scenic valleys and neat vineyards.