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Flight For Life® Colorado

Serving Denver Metro, Summit County, Southern Colorado & the Rocky Mountain Region

About Us

Available 24 hours a day, Flight For Life® Colorado a critical care transport service may be requested by any physician, ambulance service, fire department, law enforcement agency, ski patrol or search and rescue group. Our helicopters operate within a 120-mile radius of our five Colorado operations bases.

A patient's ability to pay is never questioned when urgent medical transport is needed. Flight For Life® Colorado, provides resuscitation, stabilization and transport for patients across the lifespan. No membership is needed to be transported by Flight For Life and we ensure that patients will not be financially burdened due to the cost of services. As part of the Centura Health network, Flight For Life Colorado has contracts with all major insurance companies and bills patients only what is required to fulfill copay and deductible obligations.

The Flight For Life® Colorado program has special linkages with several of Colorado's most respected specialty facilities and health care organizations. Kaiser Permanente, Outward Bound, Fort Carson Army Base and several search and rescue groups all rely on Flight For Life® Colorado's rapid, high-tech medical transport service. 

Since its inception, Flight For Life® Colorado has served as a community service to the people of Colorado and the surrounding Rocky Mountain Region. Operated by St. Anthony Hospital, in partnership with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango, and St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, Flight For Life® Colorado transports patients to any appropriate medical facility, based on the condition of the patient, the patient's request, and the request of the sending or receiving physicians.

Flight For Life Colorado Stories

Stories of lifesaving care across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region

There are countless stories of Flight For Life Colorado's life saving care and rescues. Here we will feature some of those stories.

A High Flight to Hope

On the final weekend before his fiancé Keeley arrived in Colorado to begin their life together, Steve Burns joined a mountaineering friend to challenge Fourteener Mt. Huron. Changing light and a fast-moving storm resulted in his skiing off a 30-foot ledge. This is the story of his amazing Flight For Life rescue, treatment at St. Anthony Hospital’s Level I Trauma Center and the couple’s courageous journey forward. Hear from Steve, Keeley and the rescue team.