Country Comparison > Heliports

RankCountryHeliports
1Korea, South510
2United States126
3Indonesia76
4Antarctica53
5China50
6Russia48
7India41
8Taiwan32
9Canada27
10Pakistan24
11Korea, North23
12Germany22
13Iran21
14Iraq20
15Turkey20
16Japan15
17Brazil13
18Afghanistan10
19Saudi Arabia10
20Spain10
21United Kingdom9
22Burma9
23Hong Kong9
24Greece9
25East Timor8
26New Caledonia8
27Ukraine7
28Poland6
29Syria6
30Thailand6
31Sudan6
32Bosnia and Herzegovina6
33Egypt6
34Italy5
35United Arab Emirates5
36Niger5
37Nigeria5
38Peru4
39Romania4
40Kuwait4
41Kazakhstan3
42Hungary3
43Israel3
44Solomon Islands3
45Brunei3
46Bangladesh3
47Algeria3
48Malaysia3
49Panama3
50Spratly Islands3
51Oman3
52Venezuela3
53Papua New Guinea2
54Serbia2
55Philippines2
56Sierra Leone2
57Sweden2
58Argentina2
59Bulgaria2
60Ecuador2
61Colombia2
62Georgia2
63El Salvador2
64Kosovo2
65Malta2
66Libya2
67Macau2
68Mongolia1
69Montenegro1
70Monaco1
71Morocco1
72Latvia1
73Slovakia1
74Luxembourg1
75Cote d'Ivoire1
76Jordan1
77Czech Republic1
78French Polynesia1
79France1
80Guatemala1
81Gaza Strip1
82Croatia1
83Northern Mariana Islands1
84Dominica1
85Dominican Republic1
86Estonia1
87Eritrea1
88Burundi1
89Chile1
90Cambodia1
91Sri Lanka1
92Congo, Democratic Republic of the1
93Belarus1
94Australia1
95Austria1
96Azerbaijan1
97Albania1
98Angola1
99Bahrain1
100Belgium1
101Bahamas, The1
102Svalbard1
103Seychelles1
104South Africa1
105Switzerland1
106Turkmenistan1
107Qatar1
108Mexico1
109Netherlands1
110Norway1
111South Sudan1
112Vietnam1

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, 2012

See also: Heliports map

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