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    Cruising at approximately 130 MPH, and having a flight range of over 200 miles, Air Med1 provides excellent patient care with rapid transport to centers of excellence throughout Illinois and Indiana. The aircraft is equipped with the most state of the art flight safety, communications and medical technology to transport critically ill and injured patients. For information or to request a transport, call (800) 832-2000 and ask for the Flight Desk. Airmed 1 is not a direct air carrier. In Illinois, aviation services are provided by Metro Aviation, Inc. In Michigan, aviation services are provided by Pentastar Aviation.

Who We Are (Michigan)

In September of 2010, Henry Ford Hospital introduced the Air Med 1 aeromedical helicopter as a new service for transporting critically ill and trauma patients to its facility from within a 150-mile radius in Michigan and Ontario.

With demand increasing for critically ill patien care, the air ambulance services allows Henry Ford to provide fast one-way air transport to Henry Ford Hospital, home to the largest number of ICU beds in Michigan.  Henry Ford Hospital is the only hospital in the tri-county area equipped to provide air ambulance transport service.