Flying to Save Lives

NW AIr Ambulance Helicopter

25th Birthday

We’re celebrating our 25th Birthday. We’re looking for real stories of how the North West Air Ambulance Charity has made a difference in your life.

Jon in the yellow and blue helicopter from the North West air ambulance charity

“I felt that I wanted to give something back, which is why I now volunteer in the NWAA Wilmslow shop one day a week.”

NWAA mascot, Paramedic pup in front of motorbikes

Base Ride Out

We are taking to the roads on our very own Base to Base motorcycle ride out, from City Airport at Barton to Blackpool Airport.

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

Preston Royal

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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