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About Phelps Health and Air Methods

Phelps Health – in partnership with Air Methods, a leader in emergency air medical services – operates air medical services to residents of Rolla, Missouri, and the surrounding areas.

Air Methods is ready to save lives at every moment of every day, with over 300 bases of operations and serving 48 states. With the help of over 4,500 team members, Air Methods each year transports about 100,000 patients, using the latest safety technology, including the largest civilian fleet of helicopters, fully-equipped with Night Vision Goggle technology.

About Phelps Air

  • On-board oxygen
  • Air
  • Suction
  • Cardiac monitor/defibrillator
  • Mechanical ventilation and more

Phelps Air also carries blood products in the helicopter, which can help improve patient outcomes.

Phelps Air is located on hospital property and staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The air medical crew consists of teams of highly-trained and specialized flight nurses, flight paramedics and pilots, who rotate in shifts for round-the-clock coverage. The team’s dedicated mechanic strives to ensure there is no downtime and maintains the helicopter to always be ready.

Air Medical Membership: Air Methods Advantage

Phelps Air is pleased to offer Air Method Advantage, a membership program that helps reduce the cost of air medical transportation. With Air Methods Advantage, the annual membership payment assures that covered family members enrolled in the program will not have to pay anything over and above the amount paid by their health insurance provider for a medically-necessary transport provided by Air Methods.

Individual memberships start at $40 a year.

Family membership plans start at $75 a year.

For more information about the Air Method Advantage program, visit, or please call (855) 877-2518 or email