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] along with the civil and military helicopter fleet.

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 Helicopters by country[edit]

Country Heliports Civil Helicopters
fleet
Military Helicopters [2] Notes
 World 34,553 [3]
 Afghanistan 11 29 129 [2]
 Albania 1 22
 Algeria 2 41 210 [4][5][2][6]
 Angola 105 [2]
 Antarctica 53
 Argentina 2 319 96 [7][8][9][2]
 Armenia 41
 Australia 1 1,862 166 [10][3][2]
 Austria 1 177 66 [11][12]
 Azerbaijan 1 52 85 [13]
 Bahamas 1
 Bahrain 1 62
 Bangladesh 3 24 54 [14][15][16][17]
 Belarus 1 57
 Belgium 1 181 36 [18]
 Bhutan 1 1
 Bolivia 30
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 20
 Brazil 13 1,812 251 [10][19] [3][2]
 Brunei 3 7 [20][21]
 Bulgaria 3 25
 Burma 6
 Burundi 1
 Cambodia 1 9 16 [20]
 Canada 12 2,303 175 [3][2]
 Chad 19
 Chile 45[22] 257 84 [23][24][25]
 China 48 927 802 [3][2]
 Colombia 2 217 241 [26][27][2][28]
 DRC 27
 Croatia 1 15 31 [29]
 Cyprus 9 [30]
 Czech Republic 1 233 57 [31]
 Denmark 119 32 [32]
 Ecuador 2 48
 Egypt 6 255 [2]
 El Salvador 1
 Eritrea 1
 Estonia 1
 Ethiopia 33
 European Union 99 6,860 4,487 [10][33][34]
 Fiji 9
 Finland 85 27 [35]
 France 1 1,053 611 [36][3][2]
 French Polynesia 1
 Gabon 16
 Gaza Strip 1
 Georgia 3 30 41
 Germany 25 890 359 [36][2][37]
 Greece 9 108 224 [2]
 Guatemala 19
 Hong Kong 170[38] 30 [39]
 Hungary 5 133 [40]
 Iceland 10 [41]
 India 1141 270 646 [42][43][2]
 Indonesia 64 179 152 [20][2]
 Iran 19 70 128 [2][44]
 Iraq 21 43 159 [2]
 Ireland 34
 Israel 3 61 143 [2]
 Italy 6 870 421 674 turbines Helicopters[3][2]
 Japan 15 800 638 [45][36][2]
 Jordan 1 6 126 [2][46]
 Kazakhstan 3 69
 North Korea 22 202 [2]
 South Korea 510 192 679 [45][20][2]
 Kenya 57 62 [47]
 Kosovo 2
 Kuwait 4 2 42 [48]
 Laos 6 [20]
 Latvia 4 [49]
 Lebanon 48
 Libya 2 27
 Luxembourg 1 12 [50]
 Macau 2 30 [39]
 Malaysia 3 180 79 [45]
 Mexico 1 588 189 Counting turbines copters only[3][2]
 Monaco 1
 Mongolia 1 6 [20]
 Montenegro 1
 Morocco 1 184 126 [51][2][52]
 Myanmar 13 87 [20][2]
 Namibia 30 [53]
   Nepal 28 18 [54]
 Netherlands 1 74 68 [55]
 New Caledonia 8
 New Zealand 27 750 24 [10]
 Nicaragua 17
 Nigeria 4 115 38 [56]
 Northern Mariana Islands 1
 Norway 1 263 34 [57]
 Oman 3 45
 Pakistan 20 11 306 [58][59][2]
 Panama 3
 Papua New Guinea 2 102 [20]
 Paraguay 2 8
 Peru 1 107 83 [60]
 Philippines 2 180 91 [45]
 Poland 7 192 210 [61][62][63][2]
 Portugal 92 25 [64]
 Puerto Rico 40 [65]
 Qatar 1 46 45 [66]
 Romania 3 86
 Russia 50 2,220 1,237 [3][2]
 El Salvador 30
 Saudi Arabia 9 35 204 [2][67]
 Serbia 2 37
 Sierra Leone 2
 Singapore 1 3 71 [20][68]
 Slovakia 1 16
 Slovenia 33 [69]
 Solomon Islands 3
 South Africa 1 1,262 96 577 Piston helicopters[10][2]
 Spain 9 530 159 [2][70]
Spratly Islands 3
 Sri Lanka 12 45
 Sudan 5 64
Svalbard 1
 Sweden 2 250 46 [71]
  Switzerland 1 335 43 [72]
 Syria 7 168 [2]
 Taiwan 30 41 307 [20][2]
 Tajikistan 20
 Thailand 4 115 282 [45][2]
 Timor-Leste 8
 Tunis 76
 Turkey 47 79 445 [73][74][2]
 Turkmenistan 1
 Uganda 22
 Ukraine 7 194 92 [75][2][76]
 United Arab Emirates 5 77 199 [77][78][79][2]
 United Kingdom 11 1,076 348 [36][3][2]
 United States 5,664[80] 9,751 6,084 [3][2]
 Uzbekistan 69
 Venezuela 4 351 86 [81][82][83]
 Vietnam 1 28 150 [20][2]
 Yemen 62
 Zimbabwe 29

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

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