he·​li·​pad | \ ˈhe-lə-ˌpad How to pronounce helipad (audio) , ˈhē- \

Definition of helipad

Examples of helipad in a Sentence

The building has a helipad on its roof.
Recent Examples on the Web During the worst times, helicopters were a constant — landing on and taking off of the hospital’s helipad to fly patients to other care centers. Ryan Kost, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 May 2022 The open foredeck serves as a touch-and-go helipad. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 4 Apr. 2022 The award-winning property just became the first resort in French Polynesia that, among other amenities, offers its guests access to a floating helipad. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 10 Feb. 2022 Wilson was transported by ambulance to a helipad on Billingsley Road where he was then airlifted to UAB Hospital. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 8 Oct. 2021 Photos released by Harris Health Systems showed workers wheeling the girl in a stretcher across a helipad to a red air ambulance before making the flight to central Texas. BostonGlobe.com, 7 Aug. 2021 Building amenities include a fitness center, spa, pools, a Sky Lounge for gatherings, a private dining room and the first private rooftop helipad on a residential building in Miami. Robyn A. Friedman, sun-sentinel.com, 17 Mar. 2022 First up, a three-night wellness retreat at a private 600-acre Georgian estate in the Cotswolds with spa treatments from Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, a helipad and a private chef, for about $5,700 per person. Christian L. Wright, WSJ, 17 Mar. 2022 The event was to be held at three venues in Gujarat, including a helipad venue, a convention centre, and live demonstrations for the general public at the Sabarmati riverfront. Manavi Kapur, Quartz, 4 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of helipad

1960, in the meaning defined above

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11 May 2022

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“Helipad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/helipad. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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