Air Ambulance 1
The name Costa Rica (rich coast in Spanish) was given by Christopher Columbus around 1502 or by the conquistador Gil González Dávila in 1522 after seeing the large quantities of gold jewelry worn by the locals. Costa Rica received its independence from Spain in 1821 and later in 1838 proclaimed it sovereign after the Federal Republic of Central America ceased to function. There are seven provinces in CostaRica: San Jose, Alajuela, Heredia, Cartago, Guanacaste, Puntarenas, and Limon.
Costa Rica has seven active volcanos out of more than 120 volcanic formations. The most common mammals in the country are monkeys and there are about 750,00 different species of insects. Although Costa Rica’s landmass is only 0.3% of the planet’s surface, its hist more than 5% of the world’s biodiversity.
Air ambulance 1 experts have served over 200 thousand patients worldwide for over 15 years. We have successfully operated numerous critical care air ambulance flights, domestically, and internationally. Your medical well being is our top priority as we provide a true bed to bed experience. Our clients value our expertise and superb level of patient care, as well as our commitment to service that is exceeding normal industry standards.
Air Ambulance Services
Each of our medical flight crews (including the pilots) have extensive training and experience transporting our high-risk patients and their families. Group transportation can also be arranged. Be sure to ask our Flight Coordinators about empty-leg programs that may be available. We re available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!
Some of the popular aircraft we use are Learjet 35, Learjet 55 and Learjet 60. These aircraft can go as far as 2,500 miles non-stop and carry up to 2 patients as well as 2 family members. If you need a larger aircraft, an available Gulfstream V and Gulfstream IV are available 24/7.
There are 800 miles of coastline in Costa Rica between the Pacific and Caribbean coasts.
San José is located in mid-west of the Central Valley, in the San José Canton in the center of the country. San José is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica has many hospitals, Clinica Biblica Hospital, Hospital CIMA, Hospital San Juan de Dios, Hospital Nacional de Niños, Hospital Clínica Católica, National Women’s Hospital Eva Adolfo Carit, Hospital Calderón Guardia, The California Hospital, Hospital Metropolitano, Hospital Nacional Psiquiátrico, Centro Nacional de Rehabilitación, Clinica Santa Rita, Centro De Cancer Metropolitano, Hospital México, Clínica Hospital Santa Catalina S.A., Metropolitan Hospital – Tibás, Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia Hospital, Sede Universidad de Costa Rica, Hospital México, Torre médica Omega Hospital Clínica Bíblica and more.
Calle Blancos, San Juan, San Pedro, Desamparados, Alajuelita, San Felipe, San Vicente, San Rafael Arriba, Curridabat, Purral, Sabanilla, Escazu, San Miguel, Aserri, Ipis, Puerto Limon, San Jose and more.
SJO – Juan Santamaría International Airport, LIR – Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport, DRK – Drake Bay Airport, SYQ – Tobías Bolaños International Airport, NCT – Nicoya Guanacaste Airport, XQP – Quepos La Managua Airport, LIO – Limon International Airport, PMZ – Palmar Sur Airport, TMU – Tambor Airport, TNO – Tamarindo Airport, PBP – Punta Islita Airport, TTQ – Tortuguero Airport, BAI – Buenos Aires Airport, OTR – Coto 47 Airport, NOB – Nosara Airport and more.
We Guarantee that when choosing Air Ambulance 1, your loved ones shall be treated with professional and compassionate care. We consider every patient as family, we strive to perfection and continuously monitoring our operations. When choosing A provider, Remember that Air Ambulance 1’s management team has over 200,000 successful patient transfers in the past 15 years.