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Flight For Life® Colorado provides critical care transport with five helicopters (operating within a 120-mile radius of our four Colorado operations bases), three ambulances and three airplanes. Equipped with the industry's most current technology and experienced, knowledgeable team, we transport patients across several states in the Rocky Mountain Region and assist search and rescue agencies with specialized services including aerial search support and our Avalanche Deployment Program.
The first hospital-based air ambulance in the country, Flight For Life® Colorado transports patients to the most appropriate hospital, operating within the Colorado trauma system rules for trauma patients. Our most frequent destination is The Children's Hospital in Denver, but patients are also transported to several hospitals along the front range and the western slope. We assist many search and rescue agencies and offer specialized services to them including aerial search support and our avalanche rescue programs. Our transport capabilities include the specialty areas of neonatal, high risk obstetrical, intraaortic balloon pump and mountain rescue transports. When a patient is in need of emergent transport financial status is not a consideration, and Flight Flight For Life® Colorado responds regardless of the patient's ability to pay. Because of this, and the high costs of our aviation services, our operating expenses are high. We depend on corporate and private donations to support our capital equipment needs.
All Flight For Life Colorado helicopters are operated by Air Methods, Inc. under its FAA part part 135 On-Demand Air Carrier certificate number QMLA2353U.
All Flight For Life Colorado fixed wing airplanes are operated by Mayo Aviation, Inc. under its FAA part 135 On-Demand Air Carrier certificate number CIEA835C.
Join us for our annual SAR conference, October 17-19, in Breckenridge.
With your donation to the St. Anthony Health Foundation, you can get license plates to show your support Flight For Life Colorado!
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