Facts about AANI

  1. AANI works in partnership with Northern Ireland Ambulance Service who provide our medical crew, medicines and equipment.
  2. We operate seven days a week, 12 hours per day.
  3. We have one operational helicopter and one back up helicopter, as well as a rapid response vehicle.
  4. It takes £2.5 million each year to sustain this service.
  5. Our operational base is located just outside Lisburn, Co. Antrim.
  6. When we are tasked it takes a maximum of 5 minutes to be airborne.
  7. Our callsign is: Helimed23.
  8. Our helicopters and highly skilled pilots are provided by Sloane Helicopters Ltd and our contract also covers maintenance and engineering support.
  9. We rely on volunteers to help us. To get involved please visit our volunteer page to sign up.