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*'''Aviation Services Provider (Pilots and Mechanics):''' Med-Trans Corporation  
 
*'''Aviation Services Provider (Pilots and Mechanics):''' Med-Trans Corporation  
 
*'''Coverage area:''' See "Overview" section
 
*'''Coverage area:''' See "Overview" section
*'''Number of Aircaft:''' Life Star currently operates 4 aircraft (2 regular duty aircraft and 2 spares)   
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*'''Number of Aircaft:''' Life Star currently operates 3 aircraft (2 regular duty aircraft and 1 spare)   
 
*'''Dispatch Provider:''' Med-Trans Communications Center (located in Denton, TX)
 
*'''Dispatch Provider:''' Med-Trans Communications Center (located in Denton, TX)
 
*'''Official Website:''' [https://www.kslifestar.com/ Life Star of Kansas Website]
 
*'''Official Website:''' [https://www.kslifestar.com/ Life Star of Kansas Website]
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=='''Overview'''==
 
=='''Overview'''==
Life Star of Kansas is an air ambulance service headquartered in Denton, TX. They provide response to portions of Central, East Central, and Northern Kansas. Life Star operates with a fleet of 4 aircraft (2 regular duty and 2 spares), and flies critically ill/injured patients from scenes and smaller rural medical facilities to larger [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tertiary_referral_hospital tertiary care hospitals]. Response area is generally within a 150-mile radius of each base.  
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Life Star of Kansas is an air ambulance service headquartered in Denton, TX. They provide response to portions of Central, East Central, and Northern Kansas. Life Star operates with a fleet of 3 aircraft (2 regular duty and 1 spare), and flies critically ill/injured patients from scenes and smaller rural medical facilities to larger [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tertiary_referral_hospital tertiary care hospitals]. Response area is generally within a 150-mile radius of each base.  
  
 
Life Star of Kansas is owned and operated by the [http://www.med-trans.net/ Med-Trans Corporation], a subsidiary of Air Medical Group Holdings, LLC (AMGH).  
 
Life Star of Kansas is owned and operated by the [http://www.med-trans.net/ Med-Trans Corporation], a subsidiary of Air Medical Group Holdings, LLC (AMGH).  

Revision as of 08:26, 14 October 2019

Life Star of Kansas

  • Headquarters Location: Denton, TX
  • Operating Authority: Med-Trans Corporation (Private Service)
  • Base Locations (KS): Lawrence (East Base) and Junction City (West Base)
  • Service Type: Advanced Life Support
  • Clinical Services Provider (Flight Nurses and Paramedics): Med-Trans Corporation
  • Aviation Services Provider (Pilots and Mechanics): Med-Trans Corporation
  • Coverage area: See "Overview" section
  • Number of Aircaft: Life Star currently operates 3 aircraft (2 regular duty aircraft and 1 spare)
  • Dispatch Provider: Med-Trans Communications Center (located in Denton, TX)
  • Official Website: Life Star of Kansas Website

Overview

Life Star of Kansas is an air ambulance service headquartered in Denton, TX. They provide response to portions of Central, East Central, and Northern Kansas. Life Star operates with a fleet of 3 aircraft (2 regular duty and 1 spare), 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.

Life Star of Kansas is owned and operated by the Med-Trans Corporation, a subsidiary of Air Medical Group Holdings, LLC (AMGH).

Bases and Aircraft (Kansas)

Life Star 1

Life Star 1 is a 2009 Agusta AW119MKII helicopter (N31MT) that is based at Lawrence Municipal Airport in Lawrence, KS.

Life Star 2

Life Star 2 is a 2014 Bell 407 helicopter (N911LS)) that is based at Freeman Field Airport in Junction City, KS.

Spare Aircraft

2011 Airbus H135/EC-135 helicopter (N911KS).

Dispatch, Radio System, and Frequency Information for this agency

Life Star uses the Kansas Statewide P25 System (KSICS) for dispatch and flight operations.

Life Star Talkgroups (KSICS P25 System)

Talkgroup User Talkgroup ID Voice Description
Life Star East Base (Lawrence) Dispatch/Operations 1665 P25 Used for base alerting/tone-outs
Life Star West Base (Junction City) Dispatch/Operations 1666 P25 Used for base alerting/tone-outs
Life Star Primary Operations 1661 P25
Life Star Secondary Operations 1664 P25