Interagency Emergency Helicopter Extraction Source List, PMS 512

The Interagency Emergency Helicopter Extraction Source List provides incident management and coordination system personnel with a national list of emergency helicopter extraction availability and capability. This source list is compiled from federal, state, municipal governments, military, and Emergency Medical Response (EMS) programs throughout the country. This document can be useful when filling in the "Emergency Contact Checklist" on the Interagency Mishap Response Guide & Checklist, PMS 503, available at https://www.nwcg.gov/publications/503.Emergency helicopter extraction is used to insert emergency response personnel and/or extract critically injured personnel from remote or inaccessible locations. Incident management and coordination system personnel should take the time to understand the capabilities and limitations of helicopter extraction. Read our background and consideration information section including ordering resources and mission planning.
Geographic Area:
Alaska
Source:
Coast Guard
Map Location:
Kodiak, AK
Sitka, AK
Map Location Number:
4
5
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
Jayhawk (HH-60J)

Jayhawk (HH-60J), photographer Brandon Weeks
Helicopter Type:
Hoist
Hoist Type:
Goodrich (Rated 600 lbs./250' cable)
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:
Dispatch centers should coordinate requests for military, Coast Guard, National Guard and National Park Service resources through the 11th Rescue Coordination Center (RCC), Elmendorf AFB, Fairbanks, AK at phone #: 800-420-7230 or 907-551-7230.
Notes:

For SE Alaska may also contact USCG Juneau Command at: 800-478-5555

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Geographic Area:
Alaska
Source:
National Park Service
Map Location:
Talkeetna - Denali National Park and Preserve
Map Location Number:
3
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
A-star (AS350-B3)

A-star (AS350-B3), photographer Bill Larkin
Helicopter Type:
Short-haul
Hoist Type:
None/Short-haul
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:
Contact: Denali Communications Center, 907-683-9555, or South District Ranger, John Leonard, 907-733-2231, to check availability
Notes:

None

Area map, click to enlarge
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Geographic Area:
Alaska
Source:
Alaska Air National Guard
Map Location:
Anchorage, AK
Fairbanks, AK
Map Location Number:
1
2
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
Pavehawk (HH-60)

Pavehawk (HH-60)
Helicopter Type:
Hoist
Hoist Type:
Goodrich (Rated 600 lbs./250' cable)
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:
Dispatch centers should coordinate requests for military, Coast Guard, National Guard and National Park Service resources through the 11th Rescue Coordination Center (RCC), Elmendorf AFB, Fairbanks, AK at phone #: 800- 420-7230 or 907-551-7230.
Notes:

None

This page was last modified on February 21, 2019