Airlift Northwest

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At Airlift Northwest, we believe that all people deserve high-quality critical care, no matter where they are.​

As the Pacific Northwest’s premier air ambulance service, we are honored to serve the communities of our region, flying 3,800 patients a year, and over 100,000 since our founding 35 years ago. 

We are an entity of UW Medicine, and proud to partner with Harborview Medical Center’s Transfusion Services to offer blood products on all of our aircraft in Washington State​​.

We Help Save Lives

We handle everything from advanced cardiac life support to neonatal resuscitation, all while flying patients to the most advanced care available.

Airlift Northwest responds from one of seven bases — located strategically throughout the Pacific Northwest.

AirCare Program​

Airlift Northwest is pleased to offer an AirCare M​embership program that provides residents in communities in Washington and Alaska with high-quality air medical service at an affordable cost.

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Airlift Northwest, the preeminent medical transport service in the Pacific Northwest, has one mission: to improve health and serve communities by saving lives wherever needed, 24 hours a day — every day.

Working with first responders throughout Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho, we transport critically ill and injured patients to the best care for their medical condition, whether local hospitals, regional trauma centers or specialty care.

Airlift Northwest Activate App

For first responders and hospital providers in Washington State, Airlift Northwest Activate is a mobile app for Apple and Android devices that provides quick access to air medical transport and other critical information. Learn More.

Observer Program

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Services & Partners

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All aviation services, pilots and mechanics are provided by Air Methods Corporation and Aero Air, LLC. ​

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