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Bluewater Health Planning for Hospital Helipad

Bluewater Health Planning for Hospital Helipad

10-Feb-2021Source: Bluewater Health

Bluewater Health is planning for the establishment of a helipad at the Sarnia hospital to support the region’s most critical patients. Earlier this week. Lambton County Council received their first high-level overview of the project. “Every single minute saved in transporting a patient drastically increases the likelihood of a positive outcome,” said Dr. Mike Haddad,... Read more

Melfort Union Hospital helipad goes out to tender

Melfort Union Hospital helipad goes out to tender

15-Jul-2020Source: northeast NOW

The Melfort Heliport Project has gone to tender. The project will see a heliport built on the grounds of Melfort Union Hospital. See Full Story.... Read more

Nigerian Air Force inaugurates helipad for anti-bandit operations

Nigerian Air Force inaugurates helipad for anti-bandit operations

15-Jul-2020Source: Crystal View News

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Friday, inaugurated a Helipad at Katari village along Kaduna-Abuja highway to strengthen the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) response to security challenges in the area. See Full Story. ... Read more

Royal Hobart Hospital helipad now open

Royal Hobart Hospital helipad now open

15-Jul-2020Source: Hobart Observer

THE K Block helipad at the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is now open, with the helipad utilised for the first patient transfer within four hours of becoming operational. See Full Story.  ... Read more

Devon Air Ambulance adds 150th community helipad

Devon Air Ambulance adds 150th community helipad

23-Jun-2020Source: Devon Air Ambulance

Devon Air Ambulance welcomes the 150th Community Landing Site into operation The launch of the Newton Ferrers community landing site earlier this week marked a significant milestone in the development of a County-wide network of sites which enable Devon Air Ambulance to reach patients ‘during the hours of darkness’. These floodlit surveyed landing sites enable... Read more

Tender released for Melfort Hospital helipad

Tender released for Melfort Hospital helipad

18-May-2020Source: Melfort Journal

After years of planning, the City of Melfort is taking the next step towards building a heliport at the Melfort hospital.The hospital, which serves a referral population of over 12,000 people, currently relies on ground EMS and the Melfort airport for patient transfers. See Full Story. ... Read more

Shady Cove airport opens new helipad

Shady Cove airport opens new helipad

19-Mar-2020Source: Fox 26

Shady Cove’s airport, owned by Rogue Air, Inc., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday afternoon for a new helicopter pad. See Full Story. ... Read more

New helipad opens at Maidstone Hospital

New helipad opens at Maidstone Hospital

13-Dec-2019Source: HELP Appeal

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Maidstone Hospital on Wednesday (11 December 2019) to officially open its new helipad. The HELP Appeal, which is the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads, donated £300,000 to Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust to build the all-weather pad at the rear of the... Read more

New Helipad opens at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

New Helipad opens at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

29-Oct-2019Source: Global NEWS

Officials at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre have unveiled a new helipad for the province’s air ambulance system, a major improvement advocates say could mean the difference between life and death. See Full Story.... Read more

Work starts on upgrade to Saskatchewan hospital helipad

Work starts on upgrade to Saskatchewan hospital helipad

3-Oct-2019Source: Prince Albert Daily Herald

Construction to upgrade the Victoria Hospital’s temporary landing area to a certified heliport is underway. See Full Story.  ... Read more

Royal Devon and Exeter hospital helipad to open by January 2020

Royal Devon and Exeter hospital helipad to open by January 2020

26-Sep-2019Source: HELP Appeal

Work to replace the old helipad at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital is well underway, thanks to the cost being totally funded with a £1million grant from the HELP Appeal– the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. It is anticipated that the new helipad is set to open by January... Read more

Sheffield Children’s Hospital Helipad receives £562,500 boos

Sheffield Children’s Hospital Helipad receives £562,500 boos

16-Sep-2019Source: HELP Appeal

The fundraising campaign for a life-saving helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital took a major step forward thanks to a £562,500 charity donation. This morning, the HELP Appeal’s Chief Executive Robert Bertram presented the second installment of their £2.25M pledge to David Vernon-Edwards, Director of The Children’s Hospital Charity. It takes the fundraising towards the Helipad... Read more

Meghalaya State Government to extend helicopter service?

Meghalaya State Government to extend helicopter service?

11-Jul-2019Source: HeliHub.com

The Meghalaya Government are currently debating to extend their helicopter services to other districts in Meghalaya. This expansion will focus on emergency services during disasters, reports North East News. A helipad will be built on East Khasi Hills district.... Read more

Construction work has begun on the first helipad of its kind in central Manchester

Construction work has begun on the first helipad of its kind in central Manchester

1-Jul-2019Source: HELP Appeal

Construction work on the new state-of-the-art, £3.9million helipad at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) has begun and is set to benefit four major hospitals in Manchester city-centre. The new helicopter landing site, being built on the roof of Grafton Street car park on Oxford Road will enable critically ill or injured babies, children and... Read more

Jumla district to have 60 number of helipads

Jumla district to have 60 number of helipads

6-May-2019Source: Aviation Nepal

The helipad construction process has been started in every area of the ward at Jumla district. Devendra Prasad Shrestha, Assistant Chief District Officer stated that Local level is being coordinated for helipad construction. He said that among the construction of helipads at 60 wards, 7 VDCs and 1 municiplaity site has been initiated. Assistant Chief... Read more

Bowmanville Hospital Gets Approval for Helipad Overhaul

Bowmanville Hospital Gets Approval for Helipad Overhaul

30-Apr-2019Source: HeliHub.com

Bowmanville Hospital has not had a function helipad since their air ambulance service was suspended in September. This came after a landing caused damage and an injury. The wind from landing and taking off causes objects to blow around in the surrounding houses by the hospital helipad. Especially since Ornge has begun using larger helicopters.... Read more

Railroad Pass Casino partners with Maverick Helicopters

Railroad Pass Casino partners with Maverick Helicopters

4-Mar-2019Source: HeliHub.com

Railroad Pass Casino has been expanding in the Henderson area and their newest addition is an on-site helipad. The helipad will be used by Maverick Helicopters and they will transport tourists around popular destinations in the area. The helipad is to be finished in two months, reports Review Journal.... Read more

New Helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

New Helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

7-Feb-2019Source: HELP Appeal

The fundraising campaign for a life-saving Helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital took a major step forward today thanks to a new charity partnership. The HELP Appeal’s Chief Executive Robert Bertram has presented the first installment of £562,500 out of a £2.25M pledge to David Vernon-Edwards, Director of The Children’s Hospital Charity. The HELP Appeal has... Read more

Guam National Guard Opens new Facility

Guam National Guard Opens new Facility

6-Feb-2019Source: HeliHub.com

The Guam National Guard held an opening ceremony this past Monday for their new helicopter facility, the Guard Readiness Centre. The ribbon was cut by Army National Guard Director Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Kadavy; Guam National Guard adjutant general Lt. Col. Esther Aguigui; and commander in chief of the Guam National Guard Gov. Lou Leon... Read more

City of Miami opens up land for heliport development

City of Miami opens up land for heliport development

4-Feb-2019

The city of Miami has recently agreement on a Temporary Easement Agreement on Watson Island so that space can be made for a heliport. The heliport will be on the southern portion of the island, an area that was rezoned in 2016. They will be freeing up approximately 55,807 square feet of land for the... Read more

Kiewit Infrastructure Awarded $15M Contract for MV-22 Helipad Improvements

Kiewit Infrastructure Awarded $15M Contract for MV-22 Helipad Improvements

2-Jan-2019Source: US DoD

Kiewit Infrastructure West Co., Honolulu, Hawaii, is awarded a $15,419,280 firm-fixed-price contract to construct improvements to the landing areas within Marine Corps Base Hawaii properties that MV-22 Osprey aircraft will utilize for training maneuvers. The work to be performed provides for the converting of existing landing helicopterassault pad into a landing helicopter dock pad, construction of a newlanding platform dock pad, and construction of four new concrete landing pads. Work will be... Read more

Medical City Fort Worth opens new helipad

Medical City Fort Worth opens new helipad

17-Dec-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Medical City Fort Worth has spent over $65 million on their new patient tower on 800 Ninth Avenue. The tower, now open, is featured will all modern design elements for an emergency hospital. They now have a rooftop helipad that will allow patients direct access through an elevator into the hospital, instead of having to... Read more

Redmond Announces New Helipad

Redmond Announces New Helipad

11-Sep-2018Source: Redmond Regional Medical Center

Members of the community and Rome Floyd Chamber of Commerce joined Redmond Regional on Thursday, August 23 for a ribbon cutting celebration of the hospital’s new helipad. In addition to the new construction, Redmond also announced an agreement with AirLife Georgia to base a full-time helicopter and flight crew at the hospital. Redmond’s decision to... Read more

I/O Controls Corporation Awarded Patent for Helicopter Landing Pad

I/O Controls Corporation Awarded Patent for Helicopter Landing Pad

27-Aug-2018Source: USPTO

A mobile helicopter landing pad comprises a platform with one or more elongate, concave guiding channels for aligning a helicopter on the landing pad by forcing the helicopter’s skates into a specific alignment upon landing. The guiding channels may have laterally disposed rollers or else be made of slick material to allow the helicopter to slide towards the base of the guiding channel... Read more

New modern helipad construction completed at Rasuwa

New modern helipad construction completed at Rasuwa

16-Aug-2018Source: Aviation Nepal

Construction of modern helipad has been completed in Rasuwa. Nepalese Army preserving Langtang National Park, working on construction of helipad that can even help to land helicopters in night, has been successfully completed. The helipad is constructed at the old helipad site. The construction of helipad located at Dhunche was estimated to cost around 1.5... Read more

Helipad Ceremony for Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Foundation

Helipad Ceremony for Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Foundation

20-Jun-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Foundation held a ground-breaking ceremony recently for a new helipad. The helipad has been made possible by donations and funding by the community, and they only have $150,000 left to raise of their $616,000 goal, reports DL Online.... Read more

Helicopter Services Malta launches superyacht service package

Helicopter Services Malta launches superyacht service package

12-Jun-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Helicopter Services Malta Limited (HSML) have started on the project of a helicopter on board a superyacht. The project includes pricing, model builds that will resist to corrosion due to sea air, tax, on-board operations as well as the build of a helipad, reports Superyacht News.... Read more

Clickimin Helipad Voted to Stay

Clickimin Helipad Voted to Stay

7-Jun-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The Shetland Islands Council voted for the Clickimin temporary helipad to retain on a permanent basis. The vote was supported by members of the planning committee, although local residents voiced their complaints. They are concerned over the noise the helicopter makes, the smell of aviation fuel and worry that it will devaluate property. The helicopter... Read more

Bangalore administration encourages new helipads

Bangalore administration encourages new helipads

7-Jun-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) are planning on building eight helipads around the city for more heli-taxi operations. This decision came after the success of the heli-taxi operation between Electronics City and Kempegowda International Airport. The new eight helipads will be maintained by private agencies, who will also build, operate and pay rent to... Read more

Brewery entices visitors with new helipad

Brewery entices visitors with new helipad

28-May-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Arran Brewery recently opened their newly built helipad. Visitors are able to go on a brewery tour after arriving by helicopter. The brewery also has been granted planning permission for a terminal by the helipad, providing more space for visitors, reports Beer Today.... Read more

New EMS Helipad being built at Columbus TX

New EMS Helipad being built at Columbus TX

23-May-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The construction of a helipad at Columbus TX has begun and is expected to be finished within the year. PHI Air Medical will be stationed at Robert G. Wells Airport during the construction. The work includes living areas for the staff and walkways and connections from the helipad to the hangar, reports Colorado County Citizen.... Read more

HELP to fund new DIFFS at Manchester University Hospitals

HELP to fund new DIFFS at Manchester University Hospitals

25-Apr-2018Source: HELP Appeal

The HELP Appeal, the only charity in the UK to fund vital infrastructure for hospital helipads, is funding the installation of a Deck Integrated Fire Fighting System (DIFFS) at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust’s new helipad, which is due for completion by end of 2018. The £615,000 donation made today covers both the third £250,000... Read more

Virginia State Police Honour Late Trooper

Virginia State Police Honour Late Trooper

23-Apr-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The Virginia State Police have honoured one of their troopers, Berke Bates, who was killed in a helicopter crash, by naming the helipad in Chesterfield County after him. The helicopter crashed during a white supremacist rally last year August. They hope that this memorial will help bring pride to Berke’s wife and two children, reports... Read more

Māia Health Foundation Reaches Crowdfunding Goal

Māia Health Foundation Reaches Crowdfunding Goal

16-Apr-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The Māia Health Foundation has reached their goal of raising $519,000 in their crowdfunding campaign to build a helipad atop Christchurch Hospital. The campaign, called the 13 Minute campaign was met with great enthusiasm from the community. There has been a rise of 40% in helicopter call outs in the area in the past year.... Read more

Redmond Regional Medical Center to install helipad

Redmond Regional Medical Center to install helipad

9-Apr-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Redmond Regional Medical Center have started on plans for a dedicated helipad. Patients are currently being flown in to a grassy open space in front of the hospital, while security blocks off traffic and ensure safety of pedestrians. The new helipad will be at the corner of Redmond Road and John Maddox Drive, and will... Read more

RACQ LifeFlight BK117 tests new helipad at Mount ISA Hospital

RACQ LifeFlight BK117 tests new helipad at Mount ISA Hospital

3-Apr-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The RACQ LifeFlight BK117 helicopter successfully landed at Mount Isa Hospital’s new helipad, last Wednesday. A landing area for the helicopter has been a long problem, first having to land at the touch football field, then in the Ian Street car park, which was too small of a space. The new helipad will allow for... Read more

Wiltshire Air Ambulance break-in new helipad

Wiltshire Air Ambulance break-in new helipad

21-Mar-2018Source: Wiltshire Air Ambulance

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance carried out its first landing on the helipad at the charity’s new airbase at Semington, near Melksham, today (Tuesday 20 March). This exciting milestone was followed by the official handover of the airbase to Wiltshire Air Ambulance. The building will now be fitted out before the charity’s fundraising, administrative and operational teams... Read more

NZ Hospital aims to crowdfund NZ$1 million for helipad

NZ Hospital aims to crowdfund NZ$1 million for helipad

5-Mar-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Christchurch Hospital has started a campaign to raise $1 million in order to build a helipad on top of their west tower. It takes patients 13 minutes to get to the hospital in a ground ambulance from the helipad in Hagley Park. The Rātā Foundation has proposed to put forward $500,000 if the Māia Health Foundation... Read more

Birmingham Childrens Hospital helipad blocked by cranes

Birmingham Childrens Hospital helipad blocked by cranes

19-Feb-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The helipad at Birmingham Children’s Hospital has been closed for a few months due to a large number of cranes in the area. Air ambulances now have to land at the police training school in Edgbaston and patients are then transported by road ambulances, reports BBC.... Read more

Emergency Helipad for Metro Health

Emergency Helipad for Metro Health

8-Feb-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Metro Health-University of Michigan Health has been granted approval to maintain and operate out of an emergency helipad. The helipad will be operated from a section of the Wyoming Fire Training Center’s parking lot. The helipad already has wind cones, lighting, signage, a touchdown and lift-off area and a final approach and take-off area. Metro... Read more

Baptist Lifeflight considers new base at Cantonment

Baptist Lifeflight considers new base at Cantonment

5-Feb-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Baptist Hospital is looking to build a new base in Cantonment for their Life Flight helicopter. Life Flight is no longer allowed to operate from the hospital. Should plans be approved, a hangar, helipad and an office will be built on the 2,5 acres of land, reports WEAR TV.... Read more

Maharashtra government creates helipad policy

Maharashtra government creates helipad policy

29-Jan-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The Maharashtra government has outlined a new helipad policy. This comes after a series of accidents that almost harmed the Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis. The policy stipulates that helicopters are no longer allowed to start their engines or air-conditioning before the VVIP passenger is on board. They cannot land in densely populated areas and has... Read more

UK – Salford Royal Hospital to add helipad

UK – Salford Royal Hospital to add helipad

16-Jan-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Salford Royal Hospital are developing plans for a new £48 million trauma centre with helipad to be built. Once the plans are completed, they will need approval from NHS England before they are able to begin with construction. The new centre will include a helipad, a resuscitation area, critical care beds, diagnostic imaging and five... Read more

Good progress on heliport at Kempegowda Airport

Good progress on heliport at Kempegowda Airport

15-Jan-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The heliport at Kempegowda Internatial Airport has been completed in only a few months, pushing plans for the construction of the corresponding heliport at Electronics City forward. Construction should begin this week, reports New Indian Express, as the levelling of the location has already begun. Once the heliport is completed, the much awaited heli-taxi service... Read more

Royal Columbian Hospital Opens Upgraded Helipad

Royal Columbian Hospital Opens Upgraded Helipad

5-Jan-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Royal Columbian Hospital how has a new helipad. The helipad was part of a $1.35 billion redevelopment program. A new helipad was an essential upgrade, as RCH is the only hospital in the province with trauma, cardiac, neurosciences, high-risk maternity and neonatal intensive care units, reports BC Local News.... Read more

Helijet fined for 2016 EMS helipad violations

Helijet fined for 2016 EMS helipad violations

2-Jan-2018Source: HeliHub.com

HeliJet has been fined a total of $26,250 for aviation violations in B.C. This is the biggest fine from Transport Canada for 2016, reports Vancouver Sun. They also have been fined for landing night flights onto H1 category helipads.... Read more

Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Waiting on Transport Canada

Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Waiting on Transport Canada

10-Dec-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Medicine Hat Regional Hospital is still without a usable helipad. Transport Canada declared it uncompliant with safety policies nine months ago. The hospital is currently waiting for approval and final review of new helipad plans for a single engine helicopter, reports Medicine Hat News.  ... Read more

Syracuse Hospital Plans Helipad

Syracuse Hospital Plans Helipad

4-Dec-2017Source: HeliHub.com

St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse has set plans to build a helipad on the premises. The hospital specializes in cardiac issues, so many of the patients have time sensitive cases. The construction is set to begin in spring, 2018, reports WWNY TV.  ... Read more

STARS seeks emergency helipad at High Prairie

STARS seeks emergency helipad at High Prairie

4-Dec-2017Source: HeliHub.com

STARS has made a temporary landing area at the new High Prairie Health Complex. They are looking to make it something more permanent. The need of air ambulance services has grown in the Big Lakes County area and STARS is looking to join with First Nations communities, reports South Peace News.... Read more

Fort McMurray hospital needs helipad urgently, says report

Fort McMurray hospital needs helipad urgently, says report

4-Dec-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The construction of a helipad at Fort McMurray Hospital has been urged by judges after a fatality inquiry report. The report looked into the death of an oilsands worker that died while on the way to the hospital. Emergency helicopters are forced to fly past the hospital and land at the airport, where patients are... Read more

Georgia Hospital to add helipad

Georgia Hospital to add helipad

20-Nov-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Coliseum Medical Centres and Coliseum Northside Hospital are currently under construction to add more emergency rooms as well as a new helipad. The new helipad will be located across the ambulance entrance, reports Macon. Construction is expected to last until May 2018.... Read more

North Island Hospital opens new campus

North Island Hospital opens new campus

17-Nov-2017Source: HeliHub.com

North Island Hospital proudly opened their new Comox Valley campus this past Tuesday. Upgrades and improvements have been made to the facilities and patient care, with the campus supporting up to 153 beds. The Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District and the provincial government split the project cost of $606.2 million 60/40, reports Comox Valley Record.... Read more

Luton and Dunstable Hospital to add helipad

Luton and Dunstable Hospital to add helipad

8-Nov-2017Source: HELP Appeal

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s fundraising drive to build an onsite helipad linked to its Emergency and Critical Care services has got off to a flying start, thanks to a donation of £2m from the HELP appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. The £2m donation means the Luton... Read more

Worcestershire Royal Hospital helipad plans approval

Worcestershire Royal Hospital helipad plans approval

20-Oct-2017Source: HELP Appeal

Work is set to get underway on a brand new state-of-the-art £1.24m helipad at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, following the go-ahead from planners this week.  The new raised helipad, which will be situated next to Worcestershire Oncology Centre, will be closer to the Accident and Emergency department, enabling paramedics to transfer critically ill patients into the... Read more

Buffalo Heliport Plans Withdrawn

Buffalo Heliport Plans Withdrawn

13-Oct-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The plans for a heliport along Buffalo River have been withdrawn. Mike Campbell submitted plans for a heliport at the Buffalo waterfront, with the idea of offering helicopter rides in his R44 Raven II. He plans to submit a new proposal to the Buffalo Common Council though, reports Biz Journals.... Read more

Air Ambulance Service Expansion for University of Vermont Medical Centre

Air Ambulance Service Expansion for University of Vermont Medical Centre

4-Oct-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Executives of the University of Vermont Medical Centre are currently negotiating with DHART to expand air ambulance services. They hope to complete the deal within the month, with operations beginning in 2018. The focus would be on inter-hospital transport of patients within the hospital’s service area, reports Seven Days VT.... Read more

GW Hospital Pushes for Law Rewrite after Las Vegas Shooting

GW Hospital Pushes for Law Rewrite after Las Vegas Shooting

3-Oct-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The George Washington University Hospital has been fighting to get an agreement with the Advisory Neighborhood Commission of Foggy Bottom to rewrite a 30-year-old law that prohibits new helipad construction. After the mass shooting at Las Vegas, the need for the fastest transportation to a Level One Trauma Centre was shown evident. The law was... Read more

Possibility for Ela Goa Helipad Reopening

Possibility for Ela Goa Helipad Reopening

3-Oct-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Goa Tourism Development Corporation is looking to reopen the Ela Goa helipad. The helipad is currently not in use, GTDC hopes to start up helicopter rides again in the area. As reported by Times of India, the helipad will be redeveloped if the proposal to reopen goes through.... Read more

Campbell River Regional Hospital Awaits Helipad Certification

Campbell River Regional Hospital Awaits Helipad Certification

2-Oct-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Campbell River Regional Hospital had their helipad tested this past Wednesday and Thursday. Official from Transport Canada had to spend both full days conducting tests. Officials from the hospital are worried that the helipad may not be what was ordered and that it will only receive a H1 certification instead of H2. If that is... Read more

New Helipad for Milford Sound

New Helipad for Milford Sound

2-Oct-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Milford Sound is receiving a new helipad thanks to funding requests by Environmental Southland. Due to the many medical evacuations that occur at Milford Sound, the need for a hardened helipad area was growing. The new helipad will be build next to the visitor terminal. The accumulated funds came to $17,000 reports Stuff.... Read more

Kitchener Helipad Re-Opens

Kitchener Helipad Re-Opens

25-Sep-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Kitchener helipad that was shut down during June has finally reopened. The helipad was closed due to a construction crane being in the way of helicopter flight paths. During this down time, the helipad had some needed upgrades done, such as replacing lights and repainting. The possibility of flight paths having to be changed... Read more

New Helipad for Portage District General Hospital

New Helipad for Portage District General Hospital

25-Sep-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Portage District General Hospital in Manitoba has accomplished their fundraising goal. Together with the community and a lottery, they were able to raise over $350,000 for a new  STARS Air Ambulance helipad at the hospital. Construction work for the helipad will begin this week, reports Global News.... Read more

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Tunnelton Helipad

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Tunnelton Helipad

20-Sep-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Tunnelton’s new helipad was opened this past weekend with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new 50 by 50 foot concrete helipad was made possible by the donations of the community. The project in total came to $14,680, reports The Preston County News and Journal. Tadd Rankin, president of the Tunnelton Community Ambulance Service, donated his... Read more

Rapides Regional Medical Centre awaits FAA Helipad Approval

Rapides Regional Medical Centre awaits FAA Helipad Approval

20-Sep-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Rapides Regional Medical Centre had to build a larger helipad, as well as moving the location to above the emergency department. The new helipad is 65 feet by 65 feet and has an elevator that leads straight down to the ER. Rapides Regional Medical Centre is now awaiting FAA approval before they are able to... Read more

Alberta hospital helipad vandalised

Alberta hospital helipad vandalised

19-Sep-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Elk Point Hospital’s helipad was recently vandalised. Police are currently searching for the culprits who broke ten aviation lights and three helicopter lenses. They also left behind a plant in the middle of the helipad, reports Edmonton Journal. Such vandalism is dangerous as the extra minutes spent for the helicopter trying to land in the... Read more

Duke of Cambridge to open Aintree Hospital helipad

Duke of Cambridge to open Aintree Hospital helipad

8-Sep-2017Source: Aintree Hospital

Kensington Palace has announced that The Duke of Cambridge will visit Aintree University Hospital to formally open the new Urgent Care and Trauma Centre (UCAT) this month. The £35m facility, which took four years to construct, is one of the most modern emergency centres in the country. During his visit on Thursday 14th September The... Read more

Ipswich gets permission for Helipad

Ipswich gets permission for Helipad

4-Sep-2017Source: HELP Appeal

Ipswich Borough Council has given planning permission to The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust to create a new lifesaving helipad beside its emergency department. The HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding the construction of hospital helipads, has agreed to fund the entire work, which will cost £250,000. It is likely that... Read more

Kaweah Deltas 10,000th Helipad Landing Celebration

Kaweah Deltas 10,000th Helipad Landing Celebration

31-Aug-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Kaweah Delta Healthcare District will be celebrating their 1,000th helicopter landing this Friday. The hospital’s helipad was built in 2013, cutting transportation time down drastically. The community played a large role in getting the much needed helipad up and running. They received donations of up to $2.3 million from the community and a sponsorship by... Read more

Meeting for Potential Basildon Hospital Helipad

Meeting for Potential Basildon Hospital Helipad

30-Aug-2017Source: HeliHub.com

This past Monday, Councillors got together in Essex to discuss the potential plans of a new helipad at Basildon Hospital. The need for a new helipad is due to the fact that the current informal one is based at South Essex College, which is relocating this October to Basildon Town Centre, reports ITV.... Read more

24 month approval given for UK windfarm heliport

24 month approval given for UK windfarm heliport

22-Aug-2017Source: HeliHub.com

A temporary helipad at Great Oakley Airfield, to be used to ferry offshore wind farm workers, has been given approval for 24-months despite much controversy. The 24-month period is to give the Tendring Council’s planning committee more time to decide whether to allow Galloper Offshore Wind Ltd a permanent base at the Harwich International Port.... Read more

Bishops demand helicopters for police in Ghana

Bishops demand helicopters for police in Ghana

22-Aug-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Charismatic Bishops Conference has recently suggested to the Government of Ghana that a unit of helicopters will be an asset to the Ghana Police Service. As reported by News Ghana, they highlighted the uses of helicopters, such as search-and-rescue operations, surveillance, monitor traffic, car chases and deployment of men into “conflict zones.” The Ghana... Read more

Helipad Events for Shangri-La Hotel

Helipad Events for Shangri-La Hotel

15-Aug-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Shangri-La Hotel Doha has recently opened their helipad for not only aviation usage, but also for selective events that promise to be an exclusive party atop the 50 story luxury hotel. Throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan they held ‘Highest Iftar and Suhoor’ events, with a sunset group prayer. They also have held a... Read more

Rocky Mountain Heliport Now Open

Rocky Mountain Heliport Now Open

8-Aug-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Transport Canada has finally received the green card to land at the new heliport at the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre. The town’s iconic water tower had to be demolished in order for Transport Canada to have a clear flight path. The STARS helicopter had to land at Rocky Mountain House airport with their patients... Read more

Moscow Zhukovsky Airport adds helicopter facility

Moscow Zhukovsky Airport adds helicopter facility

19-Jul-2017Source: Zhukovsky International Airport

A new helipad was put in operation near an airport located in the Moscow regional town of Zhukovsky, Russia. “The opening of a helipad is the first step in the creation of a full-fledged area of business aviation in Zhukovsky airfield. The demand for such services is not in doubt,” the General Director of Ramport... Read more

Planners approve second helipad at Fort Mohave hospital

Planners approve second helipad at Fort Mohave hospital

14-Jul-2017Source: HeliHub.com

A permit for a second helipad at Fort Mohave Hospital was approved this past week by the planning and zoning commission. The new helipad will be at the corner of Highway 95 and Wagon Wheel Lane, roughly 100 yards from the existing helipad and will have fences surrounding its 60-foot by 60-foot perimeter. Air Methods... Read more

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