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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.

No Membership Required

The goal of Phelps Air-Air Methods is to provide safe and reliable lifesaving treatment 24/7/365, treat every patient with care and help them navigate the confusing insurance process. Memberships are sold to possibly help patients avoid out-of-pocket expenses related to air medical services. With Phelps Air-Air Methods, we are taking a new approach to achieve a better outcome, with no membership cost to patients.

With the success of our Patient Advocacy philosophy and program and our in-network strategy, no membership is required.

All patients who are transported by Phelps Air-Air Methods will have access to robust services to help with the post-flight billing process and avoid costly out-of-pocket expenses.

Information on Phelps Air memberships

Phelps Air fact sheet

For more information about the Air Method Advantage program, visit, or please call (855) 896-9067 or email