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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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Christchurch Hospital is New Zealands busiest trauma centre and the only major hospital without a helipad on site.
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The teenagers, believed to be aged between 14 and 15, were reported to be congregating around the perimeter fence of the helipad at the hospital, causing some issues when the helicopter came in to land.
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Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil will get a new 24-hour helipad which will allow Wales' flying medics - the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service Cymru (EMRTS) - to attend to patients at any time of the day or night.
The facelift comes after the Gurnos hospital's current helipad has been unable to be used for night flights.
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The old system used to take about 20 minutes while using the helipad atop the parking building adjacent to the Out Patient Department," recalled Ali Darwish, assistant director ambulance service, HMC, during a media tour of the new facility.