Air Ambulance 1
Fort Des Moines was incorporated in 1851 named after the Des Moines River. The name was shortened to Des Moines in 1857. Coal mining in the area started in the 1870s and contributed to the city’s economy.
Des Moines is sometimes called “Insurance Capital” or “Hartford of the West”. Many insurance companies are headquartered in the city, including the Principal Financial Group, EMC Insurance Group, Fidelity & Guaranty Life, Allied Insurance, GuideOne Insurance, and American Republic Insurance Company. Other major corporations have a presence in the Des Moines Metro area, including Wells Fargo, Voya Financial, and Electronic Data Systems, and the Meredith Corporation.
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.
In the past few years, Air Ambulance 1 has become the leader in medical air transport around the world. We have a large range of aircraft. From light-jets like Learjet 35, Learjet 55, and Learjet 60, to heavy-jets like Gulfstream V and Gulfstream IV.
Air Ambulance 1 provides the following services:
In the past few years, Air Ambulance 1 has become the leader in medical air transport around the world. We have medically transported business personal, large and small company executives, VIPs, travelers, tourists, and others. Call for a free quote.
owa Methodist Medical Center, a service of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, was established in 1901 in a single building. Today, Iowa Methodist has become an important regional medical center and teaching hospital. Located in downtown Des Moines has 370 staffed beds.
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.
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center is a not-for-profit Catholic hospital located in Des Moines, Iowa. MercyOne Des Moines was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 and is the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines.
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.