Colby Base Opening
June 13, 2017
LifeTeam, a critical care air transport company, is pleased to announce the official opening of their operation in Colby, KS at Citizens Medical Center, Inc. The new base, scheduled to open this week, will provide a dedicated Bell 407 Longranger helicopter located at the hospital. The unit will work in coordination with LifeTeam’s total network of aircraft to provide transport to or from the region for patients that require a higher level of care.
An inaugural flight of the new helicopter to the hospital with the LifeTeam crew has been scheduled for 10:00 a.m. this Thursday, June 15th. Members of the media and public are encouraged to attend and watch the aircraft fly in.
LifeTeam is a complete medical transport system, which includes fixed wing, rotor wing, ground ambulances, state-of-the art communication center, in-house maintenance facility, education department, and patient billing division. LifeTeam operates emergency transport aircraft under its own FAA part 135 certificate in Dodge City, Emporia, Garden City, Hutchinson, and Liberal, Kansas, and in McCook and Hastings, Nebraska with ground transport vehicles in Wichita and Newton, KS; as well as fixed wing aircraft bases in Denver, Colorado, Austin, Texas, and Hilo, Honolulu, and Maui, Hawaii.