Air Ambulance Handling
Jet Assist can offer Specialist Ground Handling tailored to Air Ambulance flights that require to operate to Northern Ireland. Belfast International Airport / EGAA is the only airport which operates 24 hrs, it is also centrally located with easy access to main routes to Hospitals across Northern Ireland.
We can offer our services for different categories of Air Ambulance flights:
Surgical Teams and Equipment
'Blue Light' transfers inbound & outbound can be arranged with advance notice to ensure that minimal time is spent on the ground during the transfer period.
The Jet Assist Operations Team are available 24 hrs for any requests to operate to Belfast International.
Contact the Operations Department for more information.
Between the hours of 1800 - 0600 UTC, contact the 'Duty On Call' by telephone on +44 28 9442 2646
Some of the main Hospitals within Northern Ireland and the distances by road from the Belfast International Airport:
- Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast - 14 miles
- Belfast City Hospital - 15 miles
- Mater Infirmorum Hospital, Belfast - 13 miles
- Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast - 17 miles
- Ulster Hospital, Dundonald - 21 miles
- Craigavon Area Hospital, Portadown - 22 miles
- Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Derry - 60 miles
- South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen - 75 miles
Our Operations can assist in making arrangements if you require an Ambulance to provide ground transport to a Hospital on arrival at Belfast International Airport.
We work with Medical Professionals who can provide first class care and transport to the destination hospital.
Air Ambulance Air Crew
During the time on the ground the crew can make use of our facilities at the Business Jet Centre, click on the Air Crew Services page for more details.
We offer a dedicated crew lounge along with crew sleeping area and all the usual FBO amenities, which represents one of the finest business aviation facilities on the island of Ireland.
The crew can be back at the aircraft in as little as five to ten minutes once the Ambulance is on the return journey to the airport. Typically an aircraft can be airborne in less than ten minutes of the completed transfer to the aircraft.
Banner Photo courtesy of Capital Air Ambulance