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Published April 05, 2012, 06:44 PM

Sanford Health unveils new Air Ambulance fleet

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Sanford Health is unveiling its new $4 million plus Air Ambulance fleet today.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Sanford Health is unveiling its new $4 million plus Air Ambulance fleet today. Sanford purchased two King Air 200 airplanes that will be based in Fargo. Each plane cost $2.2 million. Sanford Health's air fleet includes four fixed-wing airplanes, four helicopters and 125 flight nurses and paramedics

Tim Meyer - Director of Emergency Air Transport: "In Fargo we'll do probably 500 flights with this airplane behind me right here, so there's a big need for that in the region."

The planes can travel up to 310 miles-an-hour, and can fly as far as Phoenix before having to refuel.

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