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Nearby Bessbrook was home to the busiest heliport in Europe, operated by the British army.
Last weekend, FlyNYON was still in business, shuttling customers from its office in Kearny to the nearby heliport for rides in a helicopter that kept its doors on.
The helicopter was owned and operated by Mr. Vance’s employer, Liberty Helicopters, which is based at a heliport in Kearny, N.J., but has a big presence at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport near Wall Street.
With her backing, the government of the principality, wedged between France and Italy, erects a white tent each January in a public park next to the tiny Monaco heliport.
If the flying car is ever going to make sense to more than a tiny handful of customers, VTOL is a must, for cities have many more heliports than air fields.
In São Paulo, helicopters are especially popular, with Gartner’s research estimating the city handles roughly 500 helicopter flights per day at 193 heliports.
The facility will have an FAA-compliant heliport, advanced MRI/CT/X-ray imaging, 12 exam rooms, a bariatric lift, laboratory services, and a pharmacy.
Today, New York City boasts eight heliports that largely carry the city’s elite and tourists, maintaining an uneasy coexistence with everyday city dwellers.
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Definition of heliport for English Language Learners
: a small airport that is designed for use by helicopters
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