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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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