Guardian Air Transport: Bringing critical care into the air

Guardian Air is a hospital-based, non-profit air medical transport program. We have been serving the remote areas of northern Arizona since August of 1985. As the only non-profit air medical transport company in the region, Guardian Air’s focus is safety and quality of care.

Public Notice

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems is proud to announce that Guardian Air Transport, a rotor wing and fixed wing transport service, was again awarded accreditation on Monday April 19th 2021. Guardian Air Transport provides highly skilled flight nurse and flight paramedic teams to care for adult, maternal, neonatal, and pediatric patients. Guardian Air Transport of Flagstaff, Arizona owns eight 407 Bell helicopters, and one Pilatus PC 12 fixed wing, which are maintained and operated by Air Methods Corporation. Posted: May 3, 2021

Guardian Air is excited to announce our transition from Air Methods to Metro Aviation. From now through September 27, 2022, it is possible for you or your loved one to be transported by either vendor. From September 28th 2022 forward, Metro Aviation will be the sole aviation service provider for Guardian Air. Posted: August 11, 2022


Mission statement

Guardian Air will provide safe air medical transport of patients from the communities we serve with compassion and respect, maintaining the highest level of critical care transport standards.


Request a transport

Guardian Air providers two types of transport. Select an option below to learn what information you must provide for each type of transport request.

Interfacility transport      Scene request

Please contact our communication center and patient transport line: 1-800-523-9391.