Air Ambulance 1
Durban is South Africa’s main port. Durban was discovered by Portuguese explores in 1497 and was named Rio de Natal. The settlement was established by the British in the 19th century was renamed to Durban city. It became one of the world’s major commercial ports. Durban is ethnically diverse, it has a large Zulu and Indian population and about a third of the population are under the age of 20.
Durban is known for the warm, subtropical weather, beautiful beaches, and vibrant nightlife. It is home to The Gateway Shopping Centre the largest shopping center in Africa, the Ushaka Marine World the world’s 5th largest aquarium.
Air Ambulance 1 provides the following services:
Whether a patient needs to go to a higher level of care or going back home and regardless of their age or medical condition, we can transport them! We also have an aircraft that can support up to 300Kg patients.
With over 200,000 patients transports in the past 15 years, Air Ambulance 1 can assist with all medical air transports. We fly pediatric, neonatal, adult, geriatric, and bariatric patients. From a basic level of care to advance care domestically and internationally.
Netcare hospitals are at the forefront of providing private healthcare in South Africa, thanks to a longstanding and well established partnership with specialists.
King Edward VIII Hospital is a tertiary level hospital providing tertiary services to the whole of KZN and part of Eastern Cape.
King Shaka International Airport, abbreviated KSIA, is the primary airport serving Durban, South Africa. Located in La Mercy, KwaZulu-Natal, approximately 35 km north of the city centre of Durban.
Pietermaritzburg Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Pietermaritzburg and surrounding areas, including the Midlands and the outer west areas of Durban.
Among the many facilities this city may offer, we have served places like, Addington Hospital, King Edward VIII Hospital, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital,Parklands Hospital, City Hospital Ltd, Wentworth Hospital, Ahmed Al-Kadi Private Hospital, Lenmed Shifa Private Hospital, Life Westville Hospital, Durdoc Hospital, Capital Haematology Hospital, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital Occupational Health, St Aidan’s Hospital, Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital, Clairwood Hospital, King Dinuzulu Hospital Complex, KwaZulu-Natal Children’s Hospital, Durdoc Hospital, Ascot Park Hospital and more.
Air Ambulance 1 also service provide services in the surrounding area airports such as DUR – King Shaka International Airport, UTN – Upington International Airport, MQP – Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, JNB – O.R. Tambo International Airport, NTY – Pilanesberg International Airport, CPT – Cape Town International Airport, HLA – Lanseria International Airport, ELS – East London Airport, PLZ – Port Elizabeth International Airport, GRJ – George Airport, AAM – Mala Mala Airport, KIM – Kimberley Airport, BFN – Bram Fischer International Airport, MDB Mmabatho International Airport, GCJ – Grand Central Airport, PHW – Hendrik Van Eck 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.