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Definition of "heliport" []

  • A place for helicopters to land and take off. Also called helipad, helistop. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "heliport" in a sentence
  • "Next to the heliport was a large, unheated freshwater swimming pool, and next to it a practice skeet range."
  • "I immediately called our heliport, about five miles away at Ky Ha, where the operations clerk did a ramp check for the aircraft."
  • "Hayes described the installation's many ranges, training sites and very busy airfield - the heliport is the second largest in the nation, behind Fort Rucker's flight school - and made a pitch to entice the divisions to use the Gap training center."