Air Methods/ARCH Medflight

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Air Methods/ARCH Medflight[edit]

  • Headquarters Location: Englewood, CO
  • Operating Authority: Private Service
  • Base Locations (KS): Parsons
  • Base Locations (MO): Joplin
  • Service Type: Advanced Life Support
  • Clinical Services Provider (Flight Nurses and Paramedics): Air Methods Corporation
  • Aviation Services Provider (Pilots and Mechanics): Air Methods Corporation
  • Coverage area: See "Overview" section
  • Number of Aircaft: 1 in Kansas and 1 in Missouri
  • Dispatch Provider: Air Methods Communications Center ("AirCom" located in Omaha, NE)


Air Methods/ARCH Medflight is an air ambulance service headquartered in Englewood, CO. They provide response to portions of Eastern/Southeastern Kansas, Western/Southwestern Missouri, Northeastern Oklahoma, and Northwestern Arkansas. Medflight operates a fleet of 2 helicopters, and flies critically ill/injured patients from scenes and smaller rural medical facilities to larger tertiary care hospitals. Response area is generally within a 150 mile radius of each base.

Medflight is owned and operated by the Air Methods Corporation.

Bases and Aircraft (Kansas)[edit]

Medflight 4[edit]

Medflight 4 is a 2011 Airbus H130/EC130B4 helicopter (N425AM) based at Labette Health in Parsons, KS.

Bases and Aircraft (Missouri)[edit]

Medflight 3[edit]

Medflight 3 is a 2010 Airbus EC130B4 helicopter (N358AM) based at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.

Dispatch, Radio System, and Frequency Information for this agency[edit]

Conventional Frequencies[edit]

User Frequency Tone Type Voice Description
Air Methods Medflight 4 Dispatch/Operations (Parsons) 460.375 Conventional Analog This repeater was relocated from Joplin to Parsons, KS
Air Methods Kansas City Metro Repeater 160.020 PL 131.8 Conventional Analog

Joplin Trunked Radio System (P25 Digital)[edit]

851.250 851.750 852.250 852.750 854.9625 855.9625 856.4875 856.9875
857.4875 857.9875 858.0125 858.4875 859.4875 859.9875

Medflight Talkgroups[edit]

Talkgroup User Talkgroup ID Voice Description
Air Methods Medflight Helicopters (Joplin Operations) 327 P25