List of countries by number of heliports

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This is a list of countries by number of heliports based on CIA World Factbook.[1]

This entry gives the total number of heliports with hard-surface runways, helipads, or landing areas that support routine sustained helicopter operations exclusively and have support facilities including one or more of the following facilities: lighting, fuel, passenger handling, or maintenance. It includes former airports used exclusively for helicopter operations but excludes heliports limited to day operations and natural clearings that could support helicopter landings and takeoffs.

Heliports and Civil Helicopters by country[edit]

Country Heliports
(2010)
Civil Helicopters
fleet
Notes
 World 3,825 34,395 [2]
 Afghanistan 11
 Albania 1
 Algeria 2
 Antarctica 53
 Argentina 2
 Australia 1 2,100 [2]
 Austria 1
 Azerbaijan 1
 Bahamas 1
 Bahrain 1
 Belarus 1
 Belgium 1
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5
 Brazil 13 1,325 [2][3] 1654 total fleet
 Brunei 3
 Bulgaria 3
 Burma 6
 Burundi 1
 Cambodia 1
 Canada 12 2,350 [2]
 China 48 424 [4][5]
 Colombia 2
 Croatia 1
 Cyprus 9
 Czech Republic 1
 Ecuador 2
 Egypt 6
 El Salvador 1
 Eritrea 1
 Estonia 1
 European Union 99 6,860 [2]
 France 1 750 [6]
 French Polynesia 1
 Gaza Strip 1
 Georgia 3
 Germany 25 672 [6]
 Greece 9
 Hong Kong 9 30 [4]
 Hungary 5
 India 41 266 [7]
 Indonesia 64
 Iran 19
 Iraq 21
 Israel 3
 Italy 6
 Japan 15 940 [6]
 Jordan 1
 Kazakhstan 3
 North Korea 22
 South Korea 510
 Kosovo 2
 Kuwait 4
 Latvia 4 [8]
 Libya 2
 Luxembourg 1
 Macau 2 30 [4]
 Malaysia 3
 Mexico 1 343 [2]
 Monaco 1
 Mongolia 1
 Montenegro 1
 Morocco 1
 Netherlands 1
 New Caledonia 8
 New Zealand 27 750 [2]
 Nigeria 4
 Northern Mariana Islands 1
 Norway 1
 Oman 3
 Pakistan 20
 Panama 3
 Papua New Guinea 2
 Peru 1
 Philippines 2
 Poland 7 Gerda (Sokołów),[9] Hotel Arłamów (Ustrzyki Dolne),[10] Szczecinek Hospital[11]
 Puerto Rico 40 [12]
 Qatar 1
 Romania 3
 Russia 50 3,000 [13]
 Saudi Arabia 9
 Serbia 2
 Sierra Leone 2
 Slovakia 1
 Solomon Islands 3
 South Africa 1 577 [2]
 Spain 9
Spratly Islands 3
 Sudan 5
Svalbard 1
 Sweden 2
  Switzerland 1 335 [14]
 Syria 7
 Taiwan 30 11 [4]
 Thailand 4
 Timor-Leste 8
 Turkey 47 79 [15][16]
 Turkmenistan 1
 Ukraine 7
 United Arab Emirates 5
 United Kingdom 11 1,100 [6]
 United States 2,575 14,296 [2]
 Venezuela 4
 Vietnam 1

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the CIA World Factbook.

  1. ^ "Central Intelligence Agency". Cia.gov. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Rigsby, Matt. "Rotorcraft Operations and Statistics". Federal Aviation Administration. 
  3. ^ "Broken Profit". Revista Viver Brasil. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  4. ^ a b c d http://www.aviationenthusiasts.net/threads/china-civil-helicopter-fleet-report-released.113759/
  5. ^ http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/hai-convention-news/2014-02-26/china-rising-ranks-helicopter-fleet-operators-worldwide
  6. ^ a b c d Claudio Agostini (2003-01-01). "Latin America: The Eyes of the (Helicopter) World Are On Brazil". Aviation Today. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  7. ^ http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/aviation-international-news/2013-09-04/indian-helicopter-operators-find-little-cheer-about
  8. ^ Latvian Civil Aviation Agency, list of registered Airports and Aerodromes in Latvia
  9. ^ http://www.heliportgerda.pl/
  10. ^ http://www.arlamow.pl/lotnisko-arlamow
  11. ^ http://sil4.pl/Realizacje/LotniskaHeliporty
  12. ^ "Airports in Puerto Rico". SkyVector. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  13. ^ http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-09/08/content_16953175.htm
  14. ^ Herzig, Markus Herzig. "Swiss Helicopters: Current Registry". Swissheli.com. 
  15. ^ "Havaalanları ve Heliportlar İstatistik Bilgileri". Istatistik.shgm.gov.tr. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  16. ^ "USD Tescil Müdürlüğü İstatistik Bilgileri". Istatistik.shgm.gov.tr. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 

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