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 between 7am and 7pm.
  3. We have one operational helicopter and one back up helicopter, as well as a rapid response vehicle.
  4. It takes £2 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 10 minutes to be airborne.
  7. Our callsign is: Helimed23.
  8. Our helicopters and highly skilled pilots are provided by Babcock MSC Onshore 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.