heliport

heliport hel‧i‧port [ˈhelipɔːt ǁ -pɔːrt] noun [countable]
a small airport for Helicopters

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heliport UK US /ˈhelɪpɔːt/ noun [C] TRANSPORT
a place where helicopters take off and land: »

The heliport handles as many as 100 takeoffs and landings a day.

Compare HELIPAD(Cf. ↑helipad)

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  • heliport — 1948, from HELICOPTER (Cf. helicopter) + second element abstracted from AIRPORT (Cf. airport) …   Etymology dictionary

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