Flying to Save Lives

NW AIr Ambulance Helicopter

25th Birthday

The 19th May marks our 25th birthday! Since 1999 we’ve been there for patients across the North West. Help us continue to be there.

Image of Gary and his wife, who is wear a neon green head-warmer, in running clothes on a country road.

When I regained consciousness at the hospital, my surgeon told me that whatever North West Air Ambulance Charity did prior to my arrival saved my life.

Crew member sitting on the back of the car in boot. Crew member has red flight suit on and is holding an over sized mug.

How you can help

Looking for a way to help celebrate our 25th birthday? There’s plenty of ways to get involved!

Make a lifesaving difference

Be there for us today, so we can be there for you tomorrow.

We’re not funded by the government or the NHS.

We are fortunate to have wonderful supporters.

We’re not able to fly without your generosity.

We are completely reliant on your donations.

We’re not just another appeal.

We are the North West Air Ambulance Charity.

Donate today

Emergency responses

Total missions this year


Most common patient age


Most common incident


This year we need to raise

£12 million

Most visited hospital

Aintree University Hospital

Busiest day


Critical Care Vehicle missions this year


Events near you

Get stuck in and take on a challenge – we’ve got lots going on across the country.

It’s all thanks to your incredible support that we’re able to continue flying to save lives and make a difference to those in emergency situations across the North West.

So whether you’re an adrenaline-junkie and you want to take to the skies, or you’re dreaming of completing a bucket list challenge, we’ve got something for you.

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