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How many missions do we attend per year? What is the cost of delivering a life-saving emergency care service to every community across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire? Read on to find all those interesting facts about Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance by numbers.

£10 million: The current cost of funding to keep the service operational each year.

169: Thanks to tremendous public support, we fly an AgustaWestland 169 helicopter – a top of the range Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) aircraft offering head to toe access to patients in flight. Our crew also carry blood on board, allowing them to deliver potentially life-saving blood transfusions at the scene.

26716: The number of missions the air ambulance has flown since the service began operating in 1994 to December 2022.

£4,000: The average cost of each mission.

24/7: We provide a 24-hour service, 7 days a week, enabling our clinical crew to give more people than ever the very best chance of survival. This level of care ensures that we are at the forefront of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in the UK.   

3,500: The number of square miles the service covers across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

2,500,000: The number of people the air ambulance provides medical support to across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire

216mph: The aircraft can reach a top speed of 216mph and has a cruising speed of 180mph; more three times faster than a land ambulance.

20: The number of minutes it takes the air ambulance to reach the furthest point in its catchment area.

Four: The average number of callouts a day.