Louisiana Air Ambulance

Travel to Louisiana

Louisiana, located in the southern United States, is known for its unique blend of cultures, music, food, and history. Visitors to Louisiana can experience the vibrant city of New Orleans, home to the famous Mardi Gras celebration and delicious Creole cuisine, as well as explore the natural beauty of the state's bayous and swamps. When considering a vacation or business travel, no one wants to think of the possibility of an accident or medical emergency. Unfortunately we can't control when an unexpected medical emergency may result in the need for  medical transportation. Global Air Ambulance offers a range of medical transportation services to and from Louisiana to meet your medical transportation needs.

Medical Services that can be provided to the area

Global Air Ambulance provides a range of medical transportation services to and from Louisiana, 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 Louisiana to take advantage of the state's world renown hospitals, or Louisiana 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

Ochsner Medical Center - Located in New Orleans, Ochsner Medical Center is the largest private academic medical center in the state, offering a wide range of specialties, including cancer, cardiology, neurology, and orthopedics.

Tulane Medical Center - Also located in New Orleans, Tulane Medical Center is a renowned hospital that provides exceptional care in a variety of specialties, including cardiology, neurology, and transplant services.

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center - Based in Baton Rouge, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is the largest private medical center in Louisiana and is recognized for its excellence in cardiology, oncology, and neurology.

Cities and areas within the region we can easily transport to

Global Air Ambulance provides medical transportation services to and from all major cities and regions within Louisiana, including New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, and Lake Charles.

The major airports located in the country or region

Louisiana is home to several major airports, including Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR), and Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT). Our medical transportation services are available to and from all major airports in Louisiana 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 Louisiana is English, but French is also widely spoken in many areas. Louisiana has a rich cultural heritage influenced by French, African, and Native American cultures, which is reflected in the state's music, food, and architecture. If you plan on traveling to Louisiana, 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 Louisiana 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 Louisiana home and need medical transportation back to your family, friends, and medical support system or are visiting this vibrant 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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