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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.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Heliports varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Heliports bar chart

 

Country NameHeliportsYear of Estimate
United States5,2872013
Korea, South4662013
Indonesia762013
Russia492013
China472013
India452013
Taiwan312013
Iran262013
Canada262013
Germany232013
Korea, North232013
Pakistan232013
Turkey202013
Iraq162013
Japan162013
Brazil132013
Burma112013
Saudi Arabia102013
Spain102013
United Kingdom92013
Ukraine92013
Afghanistan92013
Greece92013
Hong Kong92013
New Caledonia82013
East Timor82013
Thailand72013
Egypt72013
Bosnia and Herzegovina62013
Sudan62013
Syria62013
Poland62013
United Arab Emirates52013
Nigeria52013
Peru52013
Italy52013
Kuwait42013
Malaysia42013
Oman32013
Kazakhstan32013
Hungary32013
Israel32013
Bangladesh32013
Brunei32013
Algeria32013
Solomon Islands32013
Colombia32013
Panama32013
Venezuela32013
Papua New Guinea22013
Sierra Leone22013
Switzerland22013
Sweden22013
Serbia22012
Romania22013
Philippines22013
Ecuador22013
El Salvador22013
Argentina22013
Georgia22013
Malta22013
Mali22013
Libya22013
Macau22013
Mongolia12013
Montenegro12012
Monaco12012
Morocco12013
Mexico12013
Niger12013
Netherlands12013
Norway12013
Croatia12013
Lebanon12013
Latvia12013
Slovakia12013
Luxembourg12013
Cote d'Ivoire12013
Jordan12012
Australia12013
Austria12013
Bahrain12013
Belgium12013
Bahamas, The12013
Azerbaijan12012
Albania12013
Angola12013
Burundi12012
Bulgaria12013
Belarus12013
Czech Republic12013
France12013
Guatemala12013
Estonia12012
Eritrea12013
Dominica12013
Dominican Republic12013
Chile12013
Cambodia12013
Sri Lanka12013
Congo, Democratic Republic of the12013
Qatar12013
Seychelles12013
South Africa12013
Vietnam12013
Turkmenistan12013