helipad


Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

hel·i·pad

 (hĕl′ə-păd′)
n.
A place for helicopters to land and take off.

helipad

(ˈhɛlɪˌpæd)
n
(Aeronautics) a place for helicopters to land and take off
[C20: from heli- + pad1]

hel•i•pad

(ˈhɛl əˌpæd, ˈhi lə-)

n.
[1940–45]

helipad

A prepared area designated and used for takeoff and landing of helicopters. (Includes touchdown or hover point.)
Translations

helipad

[ˈhelɪpæd] Nplataforma f de helicóptero, pista f de helicóptero

helipad

[ˈhɛlipæd] nhélistation f

helipad

References in periodicals archive ?
A crowd-funding campaign is aiming to raise $500,000 towards a rooftop helipad and clinical support unit at Christchurch Hospital.
Charlie said: "My grandpa told me about a little girl who hurt her head and the air ambulance landed on a hospital helipad so she could see a doctor quickly and this helped to save her life.
Police were called to the children's hospital, in West Derby, yesterday afternoon to reports of youths congregating near the fence that surrounds the helipad.
Wing Commander Vishal during the sortie planning process found that the helipad at Budhal was too small and unfit for the Russian Mi-17 1V helicopters he flies.
The aim is to control your helicopter so it can hop from one helipad on to the next without crashing or bumping into any obstacles.
This Vision Zero Aviation Safety award was presented to Life Link III in recognition of their hospital helipad safety training video.
The grand prize winner will win a three-night stay at The St Regis Mauritius Resort as well as obtain access to the helipad at the top of The St Regis Abu Dhabi for a sunset photoshoot in the capital.
The five-bedroom mansion dating from 1450 has six bathrooms, a helipad, indoor pool, a 60ft open-plan kitchen, a breakfast room, a formal dining room and a study and sits in seven acres of land.
PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak on Monday sent a notice to Deputy Commissioner Abbottabad over using the sports ground as helipad.
A HOSPITAL will be getting a new helipad thanks to almost PS700,000 of funding, after its current facility was deemed unsuitable for night flights.
AHOSPITAL in the South Wales Valleys will be getting a new helipad thanks to almost PS700,000 of funding, after its current facility was deemed unsuitable for night flights.
Tribune news network The St Regis Abu Dhabi will now open their helipad, once a month, for 20 people to experience a unique Helipad Sunset Supper, 255 metres in the air.