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Demolition crews remove helipad from Mar-a-Lago

Palm Beach has helicopter-free zone rule
Posted at 6:39 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 18:53:26-05

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Demolition crews were spotted Tuesday at Mar-a-Lago removing the helipad constructed during Donald Trump's presidency.

The 40- to 50-foot-wide helipad was built in 2017 and only used sparingly during Trump's four-year term in office.

WEB EXTRA: Crews remove helipad at Mar-a-Lago

WPTV's cameras saw an excavator being used to remove the helipad Tuesday.

Trump's exemption from Palm Beach's helicopter-free zone rule was revoked when he left office.

Palm Beach made an exemption for Trump while he was president on the condition that the helipad only be used for presidential business and be removed after his term in office ended.