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Welcome to the University of North Carolina Hospitals: UNC Carolina Air Care

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UNC Carolina Air Care is proud to provide Critical Care Medical Transport for the citizens of North Carolina. To fulfill this mission we operate 2 helicopters 24 hours a day 7 days a week from 2 locations within the state. UNC Carolina Air Care also provides ground transport services. Our bases of air operation are located at Chatham Hospital in Siler City and Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. Our ground services are conducted from a location near RDU International Airport. Our crews are able to treat and transport patients in need of a higher level of specialized care.

To serve the special needs or our Pediatric and Neonatal residents, UNC Carolina Air Care provides a dedicated pediatric / neonatal medical transport team. This team operates from the main base at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. 

Our aircraft are owned and operated by Air Methods Inc., an FAA certified air carrier, Certificate #QMLA253U     



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To provide UNC Carolina Air Care with any feedback, use the links below to send us an email.

To anonymously report a safety concern, click HERE to access UNC Carolina Air Care's Slient Whistle.

Daniel Cheek RN, BSN, CCRN, EMT-P, CMTE
Clinical Nurse IV - Operations Manager

Rich Guzan, EMT-P
Paramedic Supervisor - Operations Manager

David Vaninwagen, EMT-P
Fleet Manager - Operations Manager

Dan Struick 
Program Aviation Manager, Air Methods Corp. 



To request services from UNC Carolina Air Care
1-866-TEAM UNC [866-832-6862]
Business Office 919-966-3044
Flightwatch Fax 919-966-5466


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