helipad

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helipad

[′hel·ə‚pad]
(civil engineering)
The launch and landing area of a heliport. Also known as pad.

helipad

helipad
A small, designated area, usually with a prepared surface, on a heliport, airport, landing/takeoff area, apron/ramp, or movement area used for takeoff, landing, or parking helicopters. A helipad includes a touchdown area, hover point touchdown, or hover point. A helipad is denoted by the letter H.
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Cathy Miller, Unison NHS branch secretary and a nurse, said: "We've sought numerous reassurances about the safety of the helicopter pad and have been guaranteed that the structure is completely safe.
It added that Cumbria''s air ambulance was sent to the scene to treat the man before flying him from Sellafield''s helicopter pad to the Whitehaven hospital.
The Mi-8 crashed 300 meters away from the helicopter pad, close to the Obskaya-Bovanenkovo railroad line,.
Speaking to KUNA, he said that the new ministry building will include all of the main departments, including the offices of the minister and his undersecretary, the information center, equipped shelters, a helicopter pad, and the central security command.
The helicopter pad on the roof makes it difficult to hear the ringer sometimes, but I do my best.
A helicopter pad has also been fitted to the vessel, although it is not certain when she will return to the sea.
Scott was taken in the ambulance to the helicopter pad at Harrington Memorial Hospital in Southbridge, then flown to UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus.
Iris is pretty special - the video that is - because we went to Dubai and shot in the famous hotel in the middle of the sea on the helicopter pad on the roof and then we went out to the islands called ''The World''.
And the quality of their top-class hotel in the coastal resort of Newcastle was underlined by its helicopter pad bringing in rich American tourists to play the adjacent Royal County Down course - rated the second-best in Britain in a recent world golf survey.
Dubai has more than its fair share of world-class sporting events - the recent ATP Tennis Tournament, the Desert Classic Golf - replete with Tiger Woods last year teeing off from the iconic, [pounds sterling]790 a night Burg Al Arab's helicopter pad - and the annual, raucous Rugby 7s.
It gets seven stars for its all-duplex suites, 24-hour butler service, rooftop helicopter pad, underwater bar and Rolls-Royce fleet.
A communications tower, a helicopter pad, an evidence room and staff and customer parking areas will also be included.

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