heliport(redirected from Helicopter port)
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place for landing and departure of aircraft, usually with facilities for housing and maintaining planes and for receiving and discharging passengers and cargo.
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type of aircraft in which lift is obtained by means of one or more power-driven horizontal propellers called rotors. When the rotor of a helicopter turns it produces reaction torque which tends to make the craft spin also.
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A place built for helicopter takeoffs and landings.
A facility where helicopters land, take off, and are maintained or repaired.
An aerodrome or defined area on land or water, or a structure intended to be used wholly or in part for the arrival, departure, surface movement, maintenance, and servicing of helicopters. A heliport should have at least one touchdown and lift-off area. The touchdown and lift-off area may or may not be located within the FATO (final approach and takeoff area). Heliports are shown on charts as .
an airport for helicopters