Facts Sheet

Air Care & Mobile Care’s services range from mass casualty evacuation to transport to a patient’s residence. There is more to our services, however than meets the eye. Here are some fun facts:

  • ACMC was named 2013-2015 Program of the Year by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), an international award of distinction in the medical transport industry.
  • ACMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2024 with accident-free flight missions and more than 100,000 patient transports by ground.
  • ACMC staff, volunteer for and hold paid positions at many fire/ems agencies in Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana.
  • ACMC carries blood, plasma, transexamic acid (TXA) and hypertonic saline on every flight, making ACMC a leader in the advanced transport medicine industry.
  • UC health owns 3 state of the art EC 145 helicopters – equipped with enhanced safety and patient care features.
  • ACMC’s special event crew provides medical coverage for UC sporting events and premiere events in the community.
  • ACMC’s MICU specializes in complex and critical transports – including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP).

By the numbers:

More than 700 hours and nearly 60,000 miles are flown each year utilizing about 80,000 gallons of jet fuel.

More than 4,800 hours and 160,000 miles are driven each year.


  • 66% Interfacility
  • 33% Scenes
  • 44% Trauma
  • 16% Neurologic
  • 16% Cardiac/Vascular
  • 14% Pediatric


  • 10% Mobile Intensive Care
  • 24% Advanced life support
  • 66% Basic Life Support
  • 11% Neurologic
  • 8% Cardiac/Vascular
  • 8% Trauma
  • 32% Psychiatric