Join first responders from across the state for our annual Search And Rescue Conference's (SARCon) 14th year in beautiful Breckenridge, Colorado. This will be the 7th year of Flight For Life Colorado's partnership with the Colorado Search and Rescue Association (CSAR) in sponsoring the weekend event. This conference will include medical, backcountry SAR, and technical classroom / field education sessions for participants to choose from. CEUs will be available. We are excited to celebrate a trifecta of 50th anniversaries at this year's conference! Flight For Life Colorado, CSAR, and the Summit County Rescue Group all have celebrated their 50th anniversary in the past year. Our keynote presentation on Saturday morning will be a history panel of veterans from these three organizations.
Flight For Life® operates out of Denver, Frisco, Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Durango to transport patients to the most appropriate hospital, operating within the Colorado trauma system rules for trauma patients. Unique capabilities in addition general transport capabilities include:
- Whole blood to transfuse for patients with traumatic hemorrhage.
- Cardiac life-sustaining technology including Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA), intra-aortic balloon pumps, Impella ventricular assist device and ECMO heart and lung assist.
- High risk obstetrical care
- Pediatric critical care
- Mountain rescue with high-altitude landing and back country capabilities
Flight For Life® Colorado provides critical care transport with five helicopters, three ambulances and three airplanes operating out of the Denver metro area, Summit County, Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Durango.
Equipped with the industry's leading technology and an experienced team, Flight For Life® Colorado transports patients across several states in the Rocky Mountain Region. We also assist search and rescue agencies with specialized services, including aerial search support and our Avalanche Deployment Program.
All Flight For Life® Colorado fixed wing airplanes are operated by Mayo Aviation, Inc. under its FAA part 135 On-Demand Air Carrier certificate number CIEA835C.
All Flight For Life® Colorado helicopters are operated by Air Methods, Corp. under its FAA part part 135 On-Demand Air Carrier certificate number QMLA2353U.