from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A place for helicopters to land and take off. Also called helipad, helistop.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a facility, such as a small airport, designed to let helicopters take off and land
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an airport for helicopters.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an airport for helicopters
Next to the heliport was a large, unheated freshwater swimming pool, and next to it a practice skeet range.
I immediately called our heliport, about five miles away at Ky Ha, where the operations clerk did a ramp check for the aircraft.
Hayes described the installation's many ranges, training sites and very busy airfield - the heliport is the second largest in the nation, behind Fort Rucker's flight school - and made a pitch to entice the divisions to use the Gap training center.
The heliport is a great spot to sit and watch for birds passing by, which is what Juan Diaz and I did this afternoon, until we were interrupted by the arrival of the kingfisher.
It was first described as a "heliport," conveying the image of something like a helipad-perhaps the area of a soccer field-but has since grown steadily.
Our guys were tagged and bagged so that reports could be written and filed, our final goodbyes were said at the heliport.
It looked like it was trying to land at the heliport and missed the landing.
An active Level I Pediatric Regional Trauma Center with heliport has been in place since 1986 and accounts for more than 1,200 admissions to the hospital each year.
South Capitol Street heliport could soon open to commercial traffic Aviation International News
Nakima would be in a better position to accept a revised plan if elected if such conditions were added as downgrading [the Nago facility] to a heliport or specifying that U.S.