Den-Helder Airport; Northern Dutch Offshore Connection for CHC Helicopters

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Den-Helder Airport; Northern Dutch Offshore Connection for CHC Helicopters

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Den-Helder Airport is one of the locations where many offshore helicopters are based. It is the only offshore location in the Netherlands and one of the major users of the airfield is CHC helicopters. CHC Helicopters (Canadian Helicopter Corporation) is a large helicopter services company, specializing in the following services; Transportation to offshore oil and gas platforms, Civilian search and rescue and air medical evacuation services and finally Helicopter maintenance repair and overhaul.

CHC Helicopter is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada and operates more than 250 helicopters in 30 countries around the world. CHC's major international operating units are based in Australia, Brazil, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom. The company is one of the several global providers of helicopter transportation services to the offshore oil and gas industry (others including Bristow Helicopters and NHV). CHC has capabilities in precision flying techniques and technical support.

CHC has long-term working relationships with most of the major oil and gas companies. CHC operates the marine search and rescue service for the Irish Coast Guard at Shannon, Waterford, Sligo and Dublin airports. CHC provides helicopter services in Australia for the Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia, Victoria Police and the Ambulance Service of New South Wales.

Regards Alex van Noye,
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