Helicopter Landing Area

Definition(s)

Helicopter Landing Area

Helicopter landing area is an area on a ship designated for occasional or emergency landing of helicopters, for example as referred to in SOLAS regulation II-2/18.2.2 and not designed for routine helicopter operations.

Source: IMO MSC.1/Circ.1431, Guidelines for the approval of helicopter facility foam fire-fighting appliances, 31 May 2012, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance