Heliports Airports, Heliports and FBOs

New developments at heliports including regulations and noise issues; legal disputes; openings, and acquisitions.

Jan 28, 2010 - 5:16 AM
The court-appointed trustee in the 2008 Silver State Helicopters (SSH) collapse has filed suit against the company’s ex-CEO, Jerry Airola, and his top depu
Jan 27, 2010 - 6:39 AM
Operators using the newly activated automatic dependence surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) ATC and information system in the Gulf of Mexico will likely see fl
Aug 28, 2009 - 7:02 AM
The French Ministry of Transport has launched a study to establish several helipads or heliports in the Paris area within two years.
Jul 27, 2009 - 11:01 AM
The application by the Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport Authority (BGPAA) to establish a nighttime noise curfew for Stage 3 aircraft at Bob Hope Airport (
Jul 27, 2009 - 8:15 AM
The French government launched a study to add several helipads in the Paris area before the summer of 2011.
Jan 30, 2009 - 4:37 AM
Entities that build private approaches, departures and airways for helicopters have an obligation to maintain them, cautions Steve Hickok, who is now into
Dec 2, 2008 - 4:35 AM
While the legal wrangling continues, a new operator took over New York’s Downtown Manhattan Heliport last month.
Oct 27, 2008 - 11:44 AM
Elmira/Corning, N.Y.-based FirstFlight assumed operational control of the Downtown Manhattan Heliport on November 1.
Oct 6, 2008 - 9:46 AM
The FAA reports that there are 99 approved helipads within a 20-nm radius of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and approval for four more is pending
Sep 25, 2008 - 5:19 AM
New York and Las Vegas are two of the most rarefied helicopter markets in the country.