Interagency Emergency Helicopter Extraction Source List, PMS 512

The Interagency Emergency Helicopter Extraction Source List, PMS 512, 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) and/or extraction 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: Southwest

Geographic Area: Southwest
Source Map Location Map # Make & Model Ordering Procedure
Active Military - Air Force (Davis-Monthan Air Force Reserve) Tucson, AZ 7 Pavehawk (HH60)

GACC or 911 dispatch centers should coordinate requests for military, Coast Guard, and National Guard resources through the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) at phone #: 800-851-3051.

Direct contact: 305 RQS, Lt. Col Nathan Horner, Ops Desk phone # 520-228-2168, or 520-228-2316, or 520-228-5290.

Active Military - Air Force (Kirtland Air Force Base) Albuquerque, NM 9 Pavehawk (HH60)

Contact local Dispatch. Dispatch/Requesting Office will contact the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland (505)846-9482 or (505)846-3777.

Arizona Department of Public Safety Flagstaff, AZ, Kingman, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Tucson, AZ 3, 4, 5, 6 5 - Bell 407's

Contact: Contact Arizona State Dispatch at 800-309-7081, AZ Dept. of Public Safety Dispatch 1-800-247-6337.

Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department Albuquerque, NM 12 A-star (AS350 B3)

Contact Albuquerque Dispatch 505-346-2660. Bernalillo County Communications Center 505-798-7000.

Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department Albuquerque, NM 13 Bell UH-1H "Huey"

Contact Albuquerque Dispatch 505-346-2660. Bernalillo County Communications Center 505-798-7000.

Direct contact. Director of Operations Deputy Larry Koran 505-239-1241.

H & HS Yuma OpsO Yuma, AZ 10 Bell HH-1N "Huey"

Contact Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) 800-851-3051.

Direct contact 928-269-2326.

National Park Service (Grand Canyon) Grand Canyon, AZ 1 MD-900/207E

Contact: Williams Dispatch Center (WDC), 928-635-8356, Helicopter Program Manager Eric Graff at 928-266-5633 or 928-856-0319.

National Park Service (Grand Canyon) Grand Canyon, AZ 2 A-star (AS350 B3)

Contact: Williams Dispatch Center (WDC), 928-635-8356, Helicopter Program Manager Eric Graff at 928-266-5633 or 928-856-0319.

New Mexico National Guard Santa Fe, NM 8 Blackhawk (UH-60A)

Contact Santa Fe Dispatch 505-438-5600.

Orders go through Santa Fe Dispatch, who will request from New Mexico State Forestry, who will forward the request to New Mexico Homeland Security Secretary, who will get the Governors approval. National Guard Contact CPT Kevin Doo 505-474-1158 or cell 505-699-2122.

Phoenix Police/Fire Department Phoenix, AZ 11 Augusta A109E Power

Contact Phoenix Alarm 602-262-7496.

City of Phoenix Police Dispatch Air Unit Hanger 606-262-6151.

US Forest Service (Arizona) Tucson, AZ 14 A-star (AS350 B3)

Contact Tucson Interagency Dispatch Center at (520)202-2710. Helicopter Program Manager Luke Abell at (520)664-0600.