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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A helicopter pad has also been fitted to the vessel, although it is not certain when she will return to the sea.
But yobs parked near to the helicopter pad started shining laser pens at the helicopter, dazzling the pilot.
A SLEEPY village community is battling plans by a local hotel to build a helicopter pad for brides-to-be.
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.
They tear down their house to build a mammoth monstrosity of a mansion, complete with a helicopter pad on top
Planners have given approval for a helicopter pad to be built 135 feet away from houses at the new Birmingham superhospital in Edgbaston.
ADM Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, visited Pearl Harbor on November 18 and made good use of FISC Pearl's new helicopter pad.
Congress has authorized a memorial on the Pentagon's west facade, next to the helicopter pad and near the crash site.

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