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
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
Even the obligatory picture of President Teodoro Obiang has been given a black-and-gold makeover, giving him the look of JFK ... He added that the two sets of parliamentarians shared common interests. "From 1996 we have had oil and have been trying ...
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 ...
North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un wants ‘world class’ ski resort by year-end
Raw Story - 6/5/2013 11:08:25 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 ...
The world’s most remote locations
FOX News - 10/23/2013 7:28:06 PM
Unique aloes, exotic birds ... the most diverse ecosystems in the world but scientists are still uncovering its secrets. In 2011, the Brazilian government announced the existence of a completely uncontacted tribe living in the Vale do Javari ...
British army to pull out of 'bandit country' in year
Irish Independent - 3/28/2006 11:54:49 PM
The withdrawal of British forces from Crossmaglen, dubbed the centre of 'bandit country' by the UK media ... Nearby Forkhill became the busiest heliport in the world as British Army helicopters flew in and out. British Prime Minister Tony Blair, following ...
North Korea's Kim wants 'world-class ski resort' by year-end
AsiaOne - 6/6/2013 2:10:22 AM
Describing the Masik Pass resort in the northeast of the impoverished country as a "gigantic ... 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 ...
PSA World Tour Expands Into Romania
psaworldtour.com - 10/4/2013 11:36:43 AM
"The AERO Squash club owners are operating a helicopter rental service from the heliport in Bucharest - the squash ... 12 countries is testament to the appeal of a country like Romania," said the former world No5. "We also welcome George and Horia to ...
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 ...
N. Korea building 'world-class' ski resort
Yahoo! - 5/28/2013 6:31:34 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 ...
North Korea Ski Resort Nearly Done; Only 5,500 Skiers in Entire Country
The Epoch Times - 10/7/2013 8:30:02 PM
tree-covered mountains and says the sunrise there is a sight of unmatched beauty, worthy of the nation’s supreme leader, Kim Jong Un. The complex of ski runs, resort chalets and sleigh rides will formally open Thursday, though late last month the ...
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 ...
North Korea's luxury ski resort opens for business
theguardian.com - 10/7/2013 2:03:29 PM
This is the Masik Pass ski resort, North Korea's latest megaproject and the product of 10 months of furious labour intended to show that the country, so often derided for its poverty and isolation, is as civilised and culturally advanced as any other.
N. Korea to build 'world-class' ski resort before 2018 Winter Olympics: State Media
Straits Times - 5/29/2013 1:36:54 AM
Mr Kim visited the construction site on Masik hill in the northeast of the country ... heliport and cable cars, KCNA said. During his inspection, Mr Kim said it was the firm determination of the ruling Workers' Party "to build the skiing ground into a ...