[hel-uh-pad, hee-luh-]
a takeoff and landing area for helicopters, usually without commercial facilities.

1940–45; heli-2 + pad1

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helipad (ˈhɛlɪˌpæd)
a place for helicopters to land and take off
[C20: from heli- + pad1]

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Example sentences
Premium-price speakers will charge extra to attend faculty luncheons or
  receptions, and must have access to a helipad.
There is brief reference to helipad and a heated top deck.
Some knowledge of routine motor vehicle maintenance and helipad ground crew
Outside, the helipad awaited the arrival of sheikhs and princes.
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