Air Evac Life Team Celebrates 15 Years in Kirksville

The Air Evac Life Team in Kirksville celebrated their 15th anniversary with the city by hosting an open house last week. The service area is as far north as Ottumwa Iowa, and as far south a Moberly. As far west as Trenton and as far east as Canton. The air evac team flies patients to hospitals in Columbia, Kansas City, St. Louis, Des Moines, Iowa City, or here to Kirksville. Air Evac Lifeteam operates more than 140 helicopter air ambulance bases across 15 states. Flight crews, consisting of a pilot, flight nurse and flight paramedic, are on duty seven days a week to respond to the scene of an emergency, or provide transportation between medical facilities.