Emergent Air Operations

Sunrise Air Ambulance is a leading provider of air medical services, transporting patients from remote and rural settings and hospitals large tertiary facilities. 

We have assembled a team of the best pilots, air mechanics, and medical professionals to safely and quickly transport you or a loved one to the level of care you need, when you need it. 

Medical Capabilites

Sunrise Air Ambulance medical crews receive extensive training in flight physiology, airway management and emergency procedures. The dedication and expertise of our team allow us to deliver a top-quality transport experience to our patients.

Medical crewmember qualifications/certifications:

  • Minimum of three years recent and applicable experience
  • ACLS, BLS, and PALS from American Heart Association
  • NRP ( Neonatal Resuscitation Provider ) Certification

Medical crewmember continued education/expectations:

  • Advanced trauma certification within 6 months
  • Advanced provider certification (CFRN or FP-C) within 2 years
  • Monthly flight reviews and Quarterly empiric training
  • Annual recurrent aviation training
Aviation/Pilot Capabilities

No pilot is permitted to act as “pilot in command” until first passing a flight check by a certified FAA check airman and completing aircraft specific factory schooling. In addition, factory trained pilots receive annual training and quarterly quality assurance checks and must pass a detailed physical examination.

Our pilots are:

  • FAA approved through FAA check rides
  • Certified by the U.S. Department of Transportation as medically fit
  • Trained to factory standards in specific aircraft type and model annually
  • Instrument, commercial, and multi-engine rated
  • Trained in all meteorological conditions and high proficiency

A Global Medical Response Solution

Global Medical Response is changing the face of healthcare for patients in communities, work settings and homes. We believe that no matter who you are, or where you are, you deserve timely, equitable and appropriate access to healthcare.

GMR’s scope of services covers ground and air emergency medical services, air and ground interfacility transportation and managed transportation. With more than 39,000 team members, 375 rotor-wing, 132 fixed-wing assets and over 8,000 ground fleet, we provide unrivaled offerings.

As part of the GMR family of companies, Sunrise Air Ambulance is committed to provide equitable access to care through our proven business model that allows our programs to experience success in caring for and transporting patients in rural settings and hospitals to large tertiary care facilities in metropolitan areas. We utilize the most advanced equipment, quality aircraft, and most importantly, trained and experienced staff to accomplish our mission of saving lives and caring for the communities we serve.