Duke Life Flight

Duke Life Flight began operating its first helicopter in February of 1985 and added one critical care ground transport ambulance in March of 1988. Thirty plus years later, Duke Life Flight is a thriving, CAMTS accredited transport team including:

  • Two state of the art EC 145 helicopters operational 24/7 in Durham and Smithfield, NC
  • Seven Kenworth critical care ambulances located in Durham and Smithfield, NC
  • Four Chevy type III ambulances for utilized for BLS and ALS missions; based out of Durham, NC

Highly trained transport teams are comprised of:

  • Registered Nurses with Emergency and Critical Care background
  • Critical Care Paramedics
  • Registered Nurses with Neonatal and Pediatric background
  • Neonatal / Pediatric Specialty Respiratory Therapists
  • Paramedics
  • Emergency Medic Technicians
  • Communications Specialists