Definition of Heliport

1. Noun. An airport for helicopters.

Generic synonyms: Aerodrome, Airdrome, Airport, Drome



Definition of Heliport

1. Noun. a facility, such as a small airport, designed to let helicopters take off and land ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heliport

1. an airport for helicopters [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Heliport

heliotropism
heliotropisms
heliotype
heliotyped
heliotypes
heliotypic
heliotypies
heliotyping
heliotypy
heliox
heliozoan
heliozoans
heliozoic
helipad
helipads
heliport (current term)
heliports
heliski
heliskied
heliskier
heliskiers
heliskiing
heliskis
helislab
helislabs
helispherical
helistop
helistops
helitanker
helitankers

Literary usage of Heliport

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Alliance Adrift by Yoichi Funabashi (1999)
"The section covering the offshore heliport was marked. Usui took out his glasses and started to read: Regarding the relocation site for the heliport, ..."

2. Transportation Expressions (1996) by Richard Feldman (1998)
"(FAA4) heliport: (See also Aerodrome, Aircraft Facility, Airport) 1 ) An area of land, water, or structure used or intended to be used for the landing and ..."

3. New Ways: Tiltrotor Aircraft and Magnetically Levitated Vehicles (1992)
"Expected Federal capital grants for the first public heliport designed to ... years 1992 and 1993 for the Dalla« Convention Center heliport.92 Findings and ..."

4. Airport Revenue Diversion: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science edited by John McCain (1999)
"The OIG has referred to this property as also a heliport. However, th« heliport is owned by the City's Department of Public Works. ..."

5. Landscapes of Malta, Gozo and Comino: A Countryside Guide by Douglas Lockhart (2004)
"Follow the main walk to Mgarr ix-Xini but, instead of crossing the bay, keep to its eastern side and follow the rough road up to the heliport and Santa ..."

6. The U.S.-Japan Alliance: Past, Present, and Future by Michael J. Green, Patrick M. Cronin (1999)
"The Status Report called for the Special Working Group on Futenma to examine three specific alternatives: (1) incorporate the heliport into Kadena Air Base; ..."

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