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hel·i·port

 (hĕl′ə-pôrt′)
n.
A site developed to accommodate the arrival and departure of helicopters, often with facilities for refueling, maintenance, and storage.

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heliport

(ˈhɛlɪˌpɔːt)
n
(Aeronautics) an airport for helicopters
[C20: from heli- + port1]
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hel•i•port

(ˈhɛl əˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt, ˈhi lə-)

n.
a takeoff and landing place for helicopters, often on the roof of a building.
[1940–45]
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heliport

A facility designated for operating, basing, servicing, and maintaining helicopters.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heliport - an airport for helicoptersheliport - an airport for helicopters    
aerodrome, airdrome, airport, drome - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
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Translations
héligarehéliport

heliport

[ˈhelɪpɔːt] Nhelipuerto m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

heliport

[ˈhɛlipɔːrt] nhéliport m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

heliport

nHeliport m, → Hubschrauberflugplatz m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

heliport

[ˈhɛlɪˌpɔːt] neliporto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Out of the 21 heliports in Istanbul, 18 belong to private companies while the other three belong to the government.
SIKKIM WILL soon have two new heliports for tourists.
Cost is $139 now and $20 more after 1 May which compares well will the tourist rides presently on offer from several Manhattan heliports. The company expects to expand operations in April with flights between Kennedy and the East 34th Street Heliport, and to add flights to and from La Guardia and Newark Liberty International airports later this year http://www.flyush.com Apr 2, 2006
Charter one on your next business trip, say when you're flying into an airport that serves New York City and you want to go directly to one of the three heliports in Manhattan.
FSLN legislator Victor Hugo Tinoco asked the anti-corruption committee of the National Assembly to investigate the heliports, but neither the committee nor government prosecutors have been very active in investigating the steady stream of corruption allegations.
Already heliports have been opened at Battersea in London and in Cardiff but a site close to Birmingham city centre would reopen city airlinks.
FEC Heliports of Cincinnati has also assisted with the project.
Emergency responders in Anderson County and the surrounding region soon will have access to new heliports that will support medical transport of critical-care patients to hospitals in Dallas and Tyler.
Delta said that the US Helicopter service offers an approximate eight-minute travel time between New York City Heliports in midtown and downtown Manhattan and JFK's Gate 11 in Terminal 3; and federally regulated TSA security clearance at NYC Heliports before arriving at JFK for departing flights.
US Helicopter said the service operates from two New York City heliports, exclusively, to Gate 11 at Delta's JFK Terminal 3.
This is first in the three heliport projects in the State sanctioned by the Union Ministry of Tourism for construction of heliports.
Even its staunchest sup-porters admitted the trial failed its fundamental aim - to show that city-to-city airbuses utilising heliports perched on top of tall buildings were viable.