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Sydney Adventist Hospital - Helipad - Wahroonga, NSW, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 33° 44.004 E 151° 06.000
56H E 323980 N 6265782
Quick Description: The Sydney Adventist Hospital at Wahroonga has a lawned area at the front, with the "H" pad indicated.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 5/6/2015 11:36:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMNVHJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Private Hospital, the Sydney Sanitarium and Hospital has had a Helipad out the front since the 1990's. I am not sure when the Emergency Department opened, but I think it was 2000. I was working in the laundry of the Hospital in the early 1980's, and remember a couple of times that provision had to be made to receive critically ill private patients.

With the opening of the Emergency Department, and the need to more frequently accept ill and injured patients this area was tightened up on the front lawn, to make it safer. There is a wind sock on the western side of the multi-storey (12 floors; 10 above, and 2 'below ground') Hospital.

Address: 185 Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga, NSW, 2076, Australia
Phone: (02) 9487 9111

Photographed: 1248 - 1252, Saturday, 2 December, 2017
[BTW, if you hear of this called 'the SAN', it is NOT a miss placed acronym, but comes from the original name of, The Sydney Sanitarium and Hospital, which changed with the opening of the 'new' building of 1977.]
Location of Helipad: Hospital

Description of location: Front lawn of the Private Hospital

Does the Site Have a Windsock?: Yes

Primary Puprose of the Landing Pad: Medical

What facilities are available to passengers?: Hospital

What identifies the location as a helipad?: "H" and windsock

Did you provide a personal photo of the helipad, windsock, helicopter or other identifiable feature?: yes

Where were the coordinates taken relative to the landing pad?: On the "H"

Separate from an airport: yes

Landing Pad Surface: Grass

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