India’s first dedicated heliport built at a cost of Rs 100 crore for flying in and out of Delhi to nearby areas in choppers became operational here today. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the state-of-the-art heliport at Rohini in north Delhi, saying this is the first such integrated facility in South Asia. The… Read more »
Air-Evac has opened up a new base in Decatur County in the old Parson’s airport. The county only has one hospital and travelling to a larger city can take up to an hour by road. They can now transport patients in an air ambulance to Nashville or Memphis in half the time, reports WBBJ Eyewitness… Read more »
The Nanaimo Port Authority (NPA) and Pacific Heliport Services Ltd. (PHS) are pleased to announce that an upgrade project to expand the existing heliport located on NPA’s Cruise Centre lands has received final certification and approval for flight operations effective November 6, 2016. As the licenced manager of the private Nanaimo Heliport facility, PHS currently… Read more »
Sometimes more isn’t better, it’s more confusing. Case in point, city of Homer Ordinance 14-49, with 136 words in the title. While it was clear it had to do with helipads and heliports, small wonder it caused confusion. See Full Story
Already operating out of the back yard behind his house (with two S76s and three B407s), Tim Mayeux is facing difficulties from the owner of a business park (away from the residential area) where he would like to build a new $3M heliport. See full story
The new ”mega base” designed for rescue services would be built on the site of the old Parramatta City Raceway site near the M4, which is now called Sydney Speedway, said Ian Badham, an executive director of the rescue helicopter service CareFlight. (see full story)
A north Victoria man may be forced to shut down the heliport he operates in a residential area.Â Owner Kenneth Kemp says “I personally flew the FAA people here this past weekend, and they say I’m perfectly legal.”
Kumari Selja, Union Minister for Tourism recently laid the foundation stone for the heliport at Chemchey, South District, Sikkim. This is first in the three heliport projects sanctioned by the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) for construction of heliports. The other two are Geetang Khola in the West and Mangan in the North District.
Cheyenne Chan, CEO of Hong Kong helicopter airline Sky Shuttle Helicopters announced the opening of Hong Kong’s newest heliport, passenger lounge and the official entry into commercial service of the new Agusta Westland (AW) 139 helicopters.
State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd (PHHL) would build the helipads and also operate helicopters from them. PHHL is also building a â€˜heliportâ€™ spread over 25 acres in Rohini, which would also come up before the Commonwealth Games.