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Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital helipad project complete

Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital helipad project complete

3-Aug-2021Source: Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital

The new helipad at Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital is now in service, speeding up the transport time for critically ill and injured patients to get higher-level medical care when necessary. Located above the hospital’s Emergency Department entrance, the helipad is a nearly $2 million investment that enhances care in the local community. Before the helipad’s... Read more

Lithgow Hospital gets new helipad

Lithgow Hospital gets new helipad

28-Jul-2021Source: Lithgow Mercury

Have you noticed construction going on near Lithgow Hospital? Well what you are witnessing is the new helipad being installed. Member for Bathurst Paul Toole made the announcement that construction had started on a new helipad for Lithgow Hospital earlier this month. See Full Story. ... Read more

New helipad for Oilfields General Hospital in Black Diamond

New helipad for Oilfields General Hospital in Black Diamond

16-Jun-2021Source: Alberta Health Services

More than $1 million will be spent on construction of a new heliport at the Oilfields General Hospital in Black Diamond. The new heliport will be able to accommodate STARS’ new helicopters, improving access. Design for the heliport has begun and construction will begin in the coming months. More detailed construction timelines will be shared... Read more

First EMS helipad to be built on Gunsan islands

First EMS helipad to be built on Gunsan islands

9-Jun-2021Source: HeliHub.com

Local press in Korea is reporting that a new heliport is to be built on the island of Gaeya, primarily for air ambulance use. There are no formal landing sites on the island at present, and the plan will not only create a formal handover point from local first responders, but will also promote operational... Read more

London Oxford Airport expansion includes 7 helipads

London Oxford Airport expansion includes 7 helipads

18-May-2021Source: London Oxford Airport

As part of a new strategic plan, London Oxford Airport has commenced construction work on a new development phase, which will, when complete this autumn, be its most significant step forward to date.  Central to the work is a 63,000 sq.ft. (6,000m2) 140m long hangar with two bays including rear offices, stores and workshops, capable... Read more

New rooftop helipad for central Manchester UK hospitals

New rooftop helipad for central Manchester UK hospitals

14-May-2021Source: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

The new, lifesaving helipad at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) – the first elevated helipad of its kind in the North West – has opened to patients today (Monday 10th May, 2021). The state-of-the-art helicopter landing pad, which is situated on the roof of Grafton Street car park onOxford Road Campus (ORC), will enable... Read more

Town seeks solution to STARS helipad closure

Town seeks solution to STARS helipad closure

23-Apr-2021Source: Fort Macleod Gazette

The new H145 helicopter used by STARS air ambulance is too big to land on the heliport at Fort Macleod Health Centre. Fort Macleod council wants to get that situation solved as soon as possible. “The heliport, to my way of thinking, is a necessity in Fort Macleod,” chief administrative officer Sue Keenan said, noting STARS... Read more

New helipad launched at Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

New helipad launched at Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

13-Apr-2021Source: HELP Appeal

NHS Lothian and the HELP Appeal are celebrating an important milestone as the new helipad located at the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People and the Department of Clinical Neuroscience (RHCYP/DCN) officially opens. The helipad, located above the fourth floor of the RHCYP/DCN will serve both the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and the RHCYP/DCN... Read more

Worcestershire Royal Hospital redevelopment includes new helipad

Worcestershire Royal Hospital redevelopment includes new helipad

15-Mar-2021Source: NHS

Plans to transform urgent and emergency care services at Worcestershire Royal Hospital could see a relocation and expansion of the hospital’s Emergency Department and the creation of an ‘emergency village’ hosting a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services. The plans are being drawn up following the offer of an additional £15 million central funding... Read more

NASA grants UC San Diego $6 million for eVTOL design tools

NASA grants UC San Diego $6 million for eVTOL design tools

22-Feb-2021Source: UC San Diego News Center

Imagine fleets of small aircraft able to vertically take off and land from helipads in urban areas, transporting people to and from work; or shuttles with preset routes flying people to the airport or other major hubs. This futuristic system of flying taxis and shuttles is one step closer to reality thanks to a team... Read more

Future expansions stall helipad plans for Gozo hospital

Future expansions stall helipad plans for Gozo hospital

16-Feb-2021Source: NEWSBOOK

Plans to set up helipads at the Gozo General Hospital and at Mater Dei Hospital – which would facilitate medical transfers between Gozo and Malta – will have to wait until planned expansions at both hospitals are concluded, Health Minister Chris Fearne has confirmed. See Full Story.... Read more

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

Demolition begins of Trump helipad at Mar-a-Lago

Demolition begins of Trump helipad at Mar-a-Lago

9-Feb-2021Source: Palm Beach Daily News

Palm Beach will once again be a helicopter-less haven as a permit was pulled Tuesday for demolition of the town’s sole helipad at The Mar-a-Lago Club. See Full Story. ... Read more

Royal Navy opens new helipad facility in Plymouth

Royal Navy opens new helipad facility in Plymouth

18-Jan-2021Source: Royal Navy

HMNB Devonport has welcomed the first landing on its new, multi million pound, Helicopter Operating Facility. A Dauphin from the Fleet Helicopter Support Unit (FHSU) touched down at the new facility, where they will forward base away from their home airfield in Newquay, to facilitate Fleet Operational Sea Training (FOST) staff transfers to ships at... Read more

Timaru Hospital helipad completed

Timaru Hospital helipad completed

5-Jan-2021Source: stuff

Timaru Hospital’s new $165,000 helipad is complete and ready for use after six years, to the relief of rescue pilots. See Full Story.... Read more

New helipad opens at Groves Memorial Community Hospital

New helipad opens at Groves Memorial Community Hospital

4-Dec-2020Source: Wellington Advertiser

The helipad at the new Groves Memorial Community Hospital (GMCH) here is now open.... Read more

Melfort hospital helipad complete

Melfort hospital helipad complete

4-Dec-2020Source: Melfort Journal

The helipad at the Melfort hospital is done and has been certified by Transport Canada, the City announced on December 1.... Read more

UPMC Mercy Unveils New Rooftop Helipad

UPMC Mercy Unveils New Rooftop Helipad

24-Nov-2020Source: UPMC Mercy

The new air ambulance helipad at UPMC Mercy will replace the original structure overlooking the Boulevard of the Allies, which has been in place since the mid 1980’s and a landmark of Pittsburgh’s cityscape. The relocation is part of the ongoing construction of the state-of-the art UPMC Vision and Rehabilitation Tower at UPMC Mercy. “We... Read more

Helipad upgrade for Port Macquarie Base Hospital

Helipad upgrade for Port Macquarie Base Hospital

16-Nov-2020Source: Macquarie Port News

SAFER and more private transport of critically ill or injured patients will be possible with a $10 million pre-budget boost for a helipad upgrade at Port Macquarie Base Hospital. See Full Story.... Read more

New helipad constructed at Baluwatar

New helipad constructed at Baluwatar

16-Nov-2020Source: Khabarhub.com

A new helipad has been constructed on the premises of Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar. See Full Story.... Read more

Approval for Mar-a-Lago helipad runs out with Presidency

Approval for Mar-a-Lago helipad runs out with Presidency

9-Nov-2020Source: HeliHub.com

Shortly after he was sworn into office, Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in West Palm Beach built a helipad. Approval had been given in February 2017 by the Town of Palm Beach Landmarks Preservation Commission on the basis that it was only for use on Presidential duties, and approval would cease when Trump ceased to become... Read more

EMS Helipad to be built in Autryville

EMS Helipad to be built in Autryville

9-Nov-2020Source: The Sampson Independent

In less than a year after opening a new fire station and recovering from a tornado in 2017, Chief Andrew Hawkins is ready to see more construction that will save lives through flight. See Full Story. ... Read more

New Zealand  – Timaru Hospital helipad close to reality

New Zealand – Timaru Hospital helipad close to reality

3-Nov-2020Source: timaru herald

A six-year quest for a purpose-built helipad to service Timaru Hospital is near completion. Emergency helicopters will soon no longer have to land in the nearby Botanic Gardens with the concrete laid for the new helipad and painting expected to be complete by early next week. Lights still need to be installed for safe night... Read more

Chinese Army building heliport 350km from Indian border

Chinese Army building heliport 350km from Indian border

2-Nov-2020Source: India Today

Even as winter settles in slowly across eastern Ladakh, this seems to be no deterrent to China that is constantly ramping up its military and air force capabilities in the Tibet Autonomous Region. After the expansion of Lhasa heliport, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Army Aviation is further enhancing its Tibet helicopter brigade. See... Read more

Lehigh Valley Health Network adds new hospital with helipad

Lehigh Valley Health Network adds new hospital with helipad

2-Nov-2020Source: 69 News

Lehigh Valley Health Network has announced more construction plans for the new hospital in Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton County. See Full Story.... Read more

Helipad reopens at Ellwood City Medical Center

Helipad reopens at Ellwood City Medical Center

20-Oct-2020Source: Ellwood City Ledger

The helipad at the former Ellwood City Medical Center has reopened for flights. So, for the first time this year, residents can expect to see medical helicopters landing at the Pershing Street pad for emergencies. See Full Story. ... Read more

Navicent Health Baldwin gets new helipad

Navicent Health Baldwin gets new helipad

29-Sep-2020Source: Navicent Health Baldwin

Navicent Health Baldwin is getting a pretty neat upgrade. On Wednesday, the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber joined Navicent Health Baldwin and Air Evac Lifeteam to show off the addition of a brand new helipad. See Full Story.... Read more

£600,000 helipad operational at Hull Royal Infirmary

£600,000 helipad operational at Hull Royal Infirmary

3-Sep-2020Source: HELP Appeal

Helicopters are now able to fly critically ill and injured patients directly to Hull Royal Infirmary after its new £600,000 helipad was declared operational. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has completed the major construction project so patients seriously hurt in accidents across East and North Yorkshire and parts of Lincolnshire can be flown into... Read more

Helipad upgrade completed at Letterkenny University Hospital

Helipad upgrade completed at Letterkenny University Hospital

16-Jul-2020Source: Donegal News

THE COAST Guard helicopter can once again land at Letterkenny University Hospital following the completion of works to bring it up to European standards. See Full Story.... 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

New helipad opens at Royal Devon and Exeter hospital

New helipad opens at Royal Devon and Exeter hospital

10-Jul-2020Source: HELP Appeal

A brand new helipad at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) is now open, thanks to a £1million donation from the HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to funding NHS hospital helipads. The hospital’s previous helipad was unable to receive night landings, but the new helipad is equipped... Read more

Consultation under way for Sydney CBD helipad

Consultation under way for Sydney CBD helipad

29-Jun-2020Source: Emma Kelly

Australian hotel investor Dr Jerry Schwartz is hoping to launch operations from Sydney’s first commercial, rooftop helipad atop his Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour hotel from 2022. The entrepreneur recently launched the consultation process for the proposal in an effort to revive Sydney’s economy and boost its business and tourism profile in the post-COVID-19 economic downturn.... 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

Hereford County Hospital helipad is now open

Hereford County Hospital helipad is now open

22-May-2020Source: HELP Appeal

Hereford County Hospital has opened its new, larger helipad thanks to the support of the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. The entire construction costs of the new helipad and additional infrastructure around the Emergency Department, were covered by the HELP Appeal’s £100,000 donation. The new helipad has... 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

Phoebe Putney Health System opens new helipad

Phoebe Putney Health System opens new helipad

17-Mar-2020Source: Phoebe Putney Health System

A new helipad is now in use on Phoebe’s main campus to provide more efficient and effective transport of emergency patients. Members of Phoebe’s emergency center team joined health system leaders and representatives from Air Evac Lifeteam to cut the ribbon on the helipad Friday. “The location on top of our employee parking garage will... Read more

HELP Appeal celebrates construction progress on new Helipad

HELP Appeal celebrates construction progress on new Helipad

29-Jan-2020Source: HELP Appeal

Donors who supported the appeal to raise funds for the new state-of-the-art Helipad at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) attended a ‘breaking of the ground’ celebration to mark construction work progress. Funding for the Helipad was raised by MFT Charity’s Time Save Lives Appeal, which raised a phenomenal £3.9million in just 12 months, thanks... 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

Major Trauma Centre first in UK to benefit from weather station

Major Trauma Centre first in UK to benefit from weather station

11-Dec-2019Source: HELP Appeal

University Hospitals of North Midlands Major Trauma Centre is the first in the UK to benefit from a weather station which provides certainty and real time information for emergency helicopter pilots about weather conditions, ensuring that its patients are seen quicker and with more efficiency. The weather station, called “Skyview”, which has been donated by... Read more

Canada – Nipawin Council hires heliport designer

Canada – Nipawin Council hires heliport designer

14-Nov-2019Source: Nipawin Journal

While no decision has been made, the Town of Nipawin council has greenlighted a proposal from an Alberta-based company to come up with a design and detailed cost and OK’d an extra $800 for the project. See Full Story.... Read more

Two helipads decommissioned in downtown San Diego

Two helipads decommissioned in downtown San Diego

14-Nov-2019Source: NBC San Diego

The Harbor Club in downtown San Diego decommissioned the helipads on both of its towers, meaning buckets will need to remove thousands of pounds of concrete and steel during the next three weeks. See Full Story.... 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

Helipad reopens at Tofino General Hospital after 8 year wait

Helipad reopens at Tofino General Hospital after 8 year wait

4-Oct-2019Source: Island Health

Helicopters are once again able to airlift patients who are in need of a higher level of care from Tofino General Hospital, now that a new helipad is in place next to the hospital. “This is terrific news for the residents of this area, and for the thousands of visitors who come to this special... 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

London’s Air Ambulance appeal receives £2million boost

London’s Air Ambulance appeal receives £2million boost

22-Aug-2019Source: London’s Air Ambulance

London’s Air Ambulance Charity has announced it has received £250k from the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital and air ambulance helipads, and £1.4million from the Department of Health and Social Care towards much needed redevelopment of its helipad base. A fundraising appeal was launched at the start of... Read more

The first landing on a new helipad in Hull

The first landing on a new helipad in Hull

7-Aug-2019Source: HELP Appeal

The first helicopter to land on a new £500,000 helipad in Hull touched down on Friday. A five person crew from Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance was the first to fly in and step foot on the newly completed helipad to the rear of Hull Royal Infirmary. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has undertaken... Read more

Derriford Hospital helipad sees 1700 landings in four years

Derriford Hospital helipad sees 1700 landings in four years

17-Jul-2019Source: HELP Appeal

After a £850,000 donation from the HELP Appeal, Derriford Hospital in Plymouth was able to build a brand new helipad in June 2015. Four years on, it has seen 1700 landings. On average, that’s around eight landings per week. Before the helipad was built, the hospital only had a grassy area for Devon and Cornwall’s... Read more

Ipswich Hospital helipad marks first anniversary

Ipswich Hospital helipad marks first anniversary

11-Jul-2019Source: HELP Appeal

It’s been one year since Ipswich Hospital opened its new helipad for the first time after the HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country that funds hospital helipads – covered the entire £250,000 cost. Twelve months later, it has seen 72 landings from critically ill patients across the East Anglia region, who have... 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

Bristol Royal Infirmary opens fire-fighting system on rooftop helipad

Bristol Royal Infirmary opens fire-fighting system on rooftop helipad

7-Jun-2019Source: HELP Appeal

Bristol Royal Infirmary has announced that a new Deck Integrated Fire Fighting System (DIFFS) is now fully operational on its rooftop helipad and has received a cheque worth £574,023.95 from the HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads – to cover its entire cost. The HELP Appeal pledged... 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

HELP Appeal donation upgrades Royal Preston Hospital helipad

HELP Appeal donation upgrades Royal Preston Hospital helipad

22-Mar-2019Source: HELP Appeal

HELP Appeal, which is the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads, presented a cheque to Royal Preston Hospital worth over £111,000. The donation has covered improvements to the safety of the hospital helipad and further assisted its night flying capabilities. The works included additional safety signage, warning lights and automated barriers... Read more

HELP Appeal donation funds new helipad for Maidstone Hospital

HELP Appeal donation funds new helipad for Maidstone Hospital

19-Mar-2019Source: HELP Appeal

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is set to open a new 24 hour helipad at Maidstone Hospital thanks to the generous support of the HELP (Helicopter Emergency Landing Pads) Appeal. Robert Bertram, Chief Executive of the HELP Appeal, presented a cheque to the Trust on Wednesday 13 March. The charity is the only one... 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 LED lighting at Dorset County Hospital

New LED lighting at Dorset County Hospital

4-Mar-2019Source: HELP Appeal

New helipad lighting is making a vital difference at Dorset County Hospital. The new lighting was recently installed following a generous donation from the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. In an emergency, when time is of the essence, being able to land an air ambulance seconds away... Read more

Upgrades to Inverness hospital life-Saving Helipad

Upgrades to Inverness hospital life-Saving Helipad

22-Feb-2019Source: HELP Appeal

A programme of work to upgrade the helipad at Raigmore Hospital has now been successfully completed with the helipad now fully operational and equipped to meet increasing demands. With over 500 flights each year it’s a common sight to see helicopters arriving and taking off from the helipad based at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness. The... 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

Frictape Awarded Patent for Lighting apparatus of a helicopter deck

Frictape Awarded Patent for Lighting apparatus of a helicopter deck

4-Feb-2019Source: USPTO

The disclosure relates to a lighting apparatus of a helicopter deck, which is meant especially while being installed in connection with an identification marking, such as an H, triangle, cross figure or the like, and/or a touchdown and positioning mark ring on a landing and takeoff area of the helicopter deck for illuminating the safety marking/markings in question in... 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

Skyquest awarded landing pad lights contract

Skyquest awarded landing pad lights contract

28-Jan-2019Source: Skyquest Aviation

The U.S. State Department, the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Bureau has awarded Skyquest Aviation a contract for providing Helicopter Lights to the U.S. Embassy, Mexico.  This Purchase Order is worth $212K with delivery NLT 10 February 2019. Skyquest Aviation President, William Tresky announced, “We are pleased to continue our longstanding relationship... 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

Speculative Scottish windfarm heliport plans approved

Speculative Scottish windfarm heliport plans approved

9-Nov-2018Source: Eyemouth Harbour

Eyemouth Harbour Trust have recently secured planning permission for the construction of a helicopter access facility adjacent to Eyemouth Harbour. EHT were supported throughout the process by EHT’s agent for the application, Young Planning & Energy Consenting and environmental consultant, ITP Energised. The plans originally submitted in October 2017, comprising two helipads, hangar, office and... Read more

Donation to fund helipad at GWAAC new air base

Donation to fund helipad at GWAAC new air base

11-Sep-2018Source: HELP Appeal

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) today welcomed Robert Bertram, Chief Executive of the HELP (Helicopter Emergency Landing Pads) Appeal to their air base. During the visit he met with representatives from GWAAC to find out more about their new air base, which is currently under construction in Almondsbury. The HELP Appeal is the only... 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

HELP Appeal fund upgrade for helipad at Raigmore Hospital

HELP Appeal fund upgrade for helipad at Raigmore Hospital

10-Sep-2018Source: HELP Appeal

With over 500 flights each year it’s quite common to see helicopters arriving and taking off from the helipad based at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness and this much used facility is about to undergo an upgrade. The upgrade to the current landing site will allow the helipad to meet the increasing demands due to larger... 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

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