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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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The former runway is now a wide street in the local village and what was the heli-pad is now a soccer field.
Surgeons carried out the first four operations and the first air ambulance arrived shortly before 4pm, landing on a new heli-pad above a multi-storey car park near to A&E.
In early April, Wisk Air converted part of the Valhalla Inn parking lot into a temporary heli-pad at the Northwestern Ontario Mines and Mineral Symposium, giving mining execs and prospectors a sightseeing tour of Thunder Bay aboard one of his five Bell helicopters.
The Peninsula features 14 Rolls Royce extended wheelbase Phantoms, a 1934 Rolls Royce Phantom II, a heli-pad, luxurious suites and a spa.
The helicopter was unable to go all the way to the HRI as there's no heli-pad there.
Multi-millionaire McRae was coming into land on the heli-pad at his mansion when he crashed into a forest.
And for $10,000 a day--surfers can vacation in Indonesia aboard a 110-foot charter boat with 15 cabins, a heli-pad, and three-course meals.
ONLY a fortnight ago I was made aware via the Lynn News that the local hospital was trying to raise enough money to build its own heli-pad.
I also had a tour around his marble bathroom, his massive beautiful garden - complete with heli-pad - and of course got to see his famous party trick as he proceeded to bend a spoon right in front of my eyes.
It has its own heli-pad , the A5 is five miles distant and Gobowen station, on the Chester-New Street line, is 51/1 miles away.
We had a kid in 1995 that was sleeping near the heli-pad for three nights during training at Pet," he says.