Air Ambulance 1
The Pappajohn Sculpture Park in downtown is a must-see on your way to the Des Moines Art Center, State Historical Museum, and Iowa State Fairgrounds. Local produce and live music are draws at the Downtown Farmers’ Market. The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden has outdoor plant displays and a geodesic dome.
The City of Des Moines is a cultural center for Iowa and home to several art and history museums and performing arts groups. The Des Moines Performing Arts routinely hosts Broadway shows and other live professional theater.
Our Flight Coordinators oversee each step of the bed-to-bed patient transfer process. We can even arrange travel for family members who are accompanying the patient.
Air Ambulance 1 prioritizes communication as a key part of serving your family during the transition. Flight Coordinators are adept at monitoring your trip from start to finish. With advanced flight tracking software and on-board communication with the Medical Escort teams, we are able to provide you real time updates 24/7
Some of the popular aircraft are Learjet 35, Learjet 55 and Learjet 60, These aircraft can go as far as 2,500 miles non stop and cary up to 2 patients as well as 2 family members. In need of a larger aircraft, a Gulfstream V and Gulfstream IV are available 24/7 from our Los Angeles base or our New York base.
At Broadlawns Medical Center, the dedicated staff work together to provide high quality healthcare that is coordinated, compassionate and cost effective. The Broadlawns Medical Center campus includes an acute care hospital, emergency services, inpatient and outpatient services, lab and radiology services, mental health services, specialty clinics, dentistry, and a 24-hour crisis team.
Blank Children's Hospital, a service of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, is completely dedicated to meeting the unique health care needs of children. Blank Children's Hospital is an 108 bed environment that embraces and encourages families to be a part of their child's healing and recovery. Everything from equipment to decor is designed specifically for children.
The clinical practice is guided by over 200 local medical directors and chief nursing officers, all of whom follow rigorous protocols approved by Select Medical’s national medical advisory board. In close collaboration with chief medical officer, Dr. Samuel Hammerman, the board and local hospital leadership help the treatment teams recognize and utilize many of the most successful, evidence-based practices.
Urbandale, Johnston, Altoona, Ankeny, Carlisle, Norwalk, Clive, Bondurant, Grimes, Cumming, Polk City, Waukee, Mitchellville, Runnells, Hartford, Granger Pleasant Hill, Windsor Heights, Saylorville, West Des Moines, and more.
KDSM - Des Moines International Airport is a civil-military airport three miles southwest of Des Moines, in Polk County, Iowa. It has 21 connections to major airline hubs. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021 called it a primary commercial service airport.
KAMW - Ames Municipal Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located two miles southeast of the central business district of Ames, a city in Story County, Iowa, United States. Ames Municipal Airport covers an area of 700 acres (280 ha) which contains an asphalt paved runway
KIKV - Ankeny Regional Airport is a public airport located one mile southeast of the central business district of Ankeny. It is owned by the Polk County Aviation Authority. This Airport serves executive and corporate travel, freight operations and general aviation in the Des Moines area.
Des Moines, Dubuque, Polk, Warren, Dallas, Guthrie, Adair, Madison and more.
Part of our bed-to-bed transfer process means that our air ambulance team is with you from the moment of pick up until you’re admitted to the final medical facility. Some of the area hospitals in Des Moines that we can provide services to include Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Mercy Medical Center, Blank Children’s Hospital, Broadlawns Medical Center, Mercy Medical Center-West Lakes, VA Central Iowa Health Care System, and dozens of others.
Air Ambulance 1 flies anywhere in the world, with over 100 aircraft positioned worldwide. Some of the airports nearest Des Moines include KIKV Ankeny Regional Airport, KOXV Knoxville Municipal Airport, KAMW Ames Municipal Airport, KPRO Perry Municipal Airport, KTNU Newton Municipal Airport, and larger international hubs in Kansas City and Minneapolis.
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.