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, 2020See also: Heliports map
China Building Mammoth Heliport On Tibetan Plateau Amid Border Tensions With India
International Business Times - 11/18/2021 1:33:00 PM
New images show China is developing a new airbase and building new heliports across the Tibetan Plateau, reported The Drive. Tibetan Plateau, the world's ... Since then both countries have ...
Over 390 RCS-Udan air routes operational now
Daijiworld - 11/27/2021 1:33:00 PM
India has till date operationalised 395 air routes under the Regional Connectivity Scheme 'Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik' or RCS-Udan. Under the scheme, which was launched in 2016, airlines are provided with a 'Viability Gap Funding' to keep fares affordable and accessible.
AT&T, Verizon agree to new precautions to address 5G air safety concerns
Reuters on MSN.com - 11/24/2021 6:36:45 PM
AT&T and Verizon Communications on Wednesday agreed to adopt new precautionary measures to address air safety concerns raised from the planned use of C-Band spectrum for 5G wireless.
China signs MOU with Bhutan to resolve long-standing border issue
Business Standard - 11/27/2021 2:45:00 AM
Continuing its assertive policy towards its neighbouring countries, China has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bhutan on the border issue.
New helicopter policy to propel growth of civil aviation sector
The Week - 11/23/2021 8:09:00 AM
The civilian helicopter sector got a shot in the arm when in October 2021 the Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia announced a new helicopter policy at the Helicopter Summit organised by the industry body FICCI in Dehradun.
India Has Become World's Third Largest Domestic Aviation Market: Jyotiraditya Scindia
Swarajya - 11/19/2021 6:52:00 AM
Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia, on Thursday (19 November) inaugurated a curtain raiser event about Wings India, 2022 which is Asia's largest event on Civil Aviation. Wings India 2022 aims to bring together the key stakeholders of the global aviation market,
India Third Largest In Domestic Air Traffic In World: Aviation Minister
NDTV - 11/19/2021 2:41:00 AM
Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that India's aviation industry has become the third-largest domestic aviation market in the world.
India's aviation industry becomes third-largest domestic aviation market in world: Scindia
Big News Network.com - 11/19/2021 1:07:00 AM
Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that India aviation industry has become the third-largest domestic aviation market in the worl
Himalayan nations face territorial threat from Beijing using 'salami-slicing technique'
Webindia 123 - 11/1/2021 11:15:00 AM
China has also strengthened its military facilities in Tibet while the region is also witnessing an upgrade of military infrastructure, including heliports ... when the other country is unaware.
In another attempt, China signs MOU with Bhutan to resolve long-standing border issue
Webindia 123 - 11/27/2021 8:17:00 AM
Continuing its assertive policy towards its neighbouring countries, China has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bhutan on the border issue. China has been effectively using the 'salami-slicing technique' for the longstanding border disputes with its neighbouring countries.