Iowa Air Ambulance

Iowa is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States. Known as the "Hawkeye State," Iowa is a popular destination for its scenic beauty, rich history, and diverse culture. Iowa offers a variety of outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy, including hiking, biking, camping, fishing, and hunting. Some of the most popular outdoor destinations in Iowa include the Great River Road, Maquoketa Caves State Park, and the Iowa Great Lakes. When considering a vacation, no one wants to think of the possibility of an accident or medical emergency. Unfortunately popular activities in Iowa such as biking and hiking sometimes result in an unexpected injury. Global Air Ambulance offers a range of medical transportation services to and from Iowa to meet your medical transportation needs.

Cultural Attractions

Iowa has a rich history and culture, with many museums, art galleries, and historic landmarks to explore. Some of the top cultural attractions in Iowa include the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, the Amana Colonies, and the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque.

Medical Services that can be provided to the area

Global Air Ambulance provides a range of medical transportation services to and from Iowa, including air ambulance, commercial airline medical escort, ground ambulance, stretcher van transport, and train escort. Our medical team is comprised of highly trained flight nurses and paramedics. Those who provide medical care in the air are trained in flight physiology to be able to manage all of your medical needs. Whether you are traveling to Iowa to take advantage of the state's world renown hospitals, or Iowa is your home and you need medical transportation to get you back to the support of your family and medical professionals, Global Air Ambulance is available 24/7 to help you find the quickest and safest mode of travel for your situation.

The top three hospitals in the area and the services they're best at

University of Iowa Hospitals - Located in Iowa City, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Iowa, offering exceptional care in a wide range of specialties, including cancer, cardiology, neurology, and orthopedics.

MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center - Based in Des Moines, MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center is recognized as one of the leading medical centers in the region, offering cutting-edge treatments in cancer, cardiovascular medicine, neurology, and more.

St. Luke's Hospital - With multiple locations throughout Iowa, St. Luke's Hospital is a leading healthcare provider that offers comprehensive medical care across a wide range of specialties, including cancer, neurology, and pediatrics.

Cities and areas within the region we can easily transport to

Global Air Ambulance provides medical transportation to and from all major cities and regions within Iowa, including Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City, and Iowa City. Our medical transportation services are available 24/7 to ensure that your patient receives the care they need, no matter where they are located in the state.

The major airports located in the country or region

Iowa is home to several major airports, including Des Moines International Airport (DSM), Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), and Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX). Our medical transportation services are available to and from all major airports in Iowa to provide seamless travel for our patients.  If the patient is stable and able to travel via our commercial airline escort program, we will utilize these major airports to access the most direct flights with the fewest connections. If the patient needs fixed wing air ambulance service we often times can use smaller, local airports which are closer to the patient's origin or destination to minimize the ground transportation time.

If the patient is being transported by our ground transportation services of stretcher van, basic life support ambulance, advanced life support ambulance, or critical care ambulance we will transport the patient anywhere in the country directly to their final destination.

Language and Cultural Information

The official language of Iowa is English, but Spanish is also widely spoken in many areas. Iowa is a diverse state with a rich cultural heritage, and visitors can experience a wide range of cultural influences, including German, Irish, and Native American cultures. If you plan on traveling to Iowa, you may want to consider travel insurance that will allow you to chose the destination you are transported to if you become ill. Although this policy may be more expensive, it will give you peace of mind that if you become ill, the policy will cover the cost of transporting you home. Global Air Ambulance will work with your travel insurance provider to transport you home safely. 

Visa and Travel Information

Visitors to Iowa from outside of the United States may require a visa or travel authorization, depending on their country of origin. It is recommended that visitors check the U.S. Department of State's website for the most up-to-date information on travel requirements and visa applications. Additionally, visitors should be aware of any COVID-19 travel restrictions or guidelines in place.

If you call Iowa home and need medical transportation back to your family, friends, and medical support system or are visiting the "Hawkeye State" and unexpectedly need medical transportation to your home state, Global Air Ambulance has the expertise to meet your travel needs. Please call us at 800-948-1220. Our staff is available 24/7 to discuss our numerous medical transport options.

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