LifeFlight is a world leader in aeromedical care and Australia’s most diversified service, operating both a fixed-wing and rotary-wing fleet.

RACQ LifeFlight Rescue’s rotary-wing fleet is made up of ten community helicopters:

  • 3x AW139 helicopters
  • 3x Bell412 helicopters
  • 1x BK117 helicopter
  • 1x Eurocopter AS350 helicopter

Two additional LifeFlight helicopters (2x AW139 helicopters), one each in Toowoomba and Roma, operate under a contract with a consortium of gas companies (Arrow Energy, Origin Energy, Queensland Gas Company, and Santos).

Typically, onboard an RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter is a pilot, co-pilot, Critical Care Doctor and flight nurse. Essentially, RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopters are flying intensive care units.

LifeFlight’s fixed-wing fleet includes six RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Air Ambulance Jets:

  • 4x Bombardier Challenger 604
  • 2x Learjet 45

The dedicated fleet of medically-configured jets are based in Townsville, Brisbane and Singapore, and remain on standby 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Each jet carries an RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Critical Care Doctor and flight nurse on board for all retrievals.

Our bases

Geographical scope

FY20 Mission reports

Geographical scope


Bases, jet and helicopter missions


LifeFlight Brisbane
Airport Base

43 Pandanus Avenue
Brisbane Airport
Brisbane, QLD, 4007

LifeFlight Brisbane
Archerfield Base
Hangar 6, Grenier Drive,
Archerfield, Qld, 4108

LifeFlight Sunshine
Coast Base

Sunshine Coast Airport
David Low Way, Marcoola
Maroochydore, QLD 4564

Toowoomba Base
Toowoomba Airport
McDougall Street
Toowoomba, QLD 4350

20 Aviation Crescent,
Bundaberg West, Qld, 4670

Lifeflight Roma Base
11 Hangar Drive
Roma, QLD 4455

Lifeflight Mt Isa Base
RFDS Hangar,
Barkley Highway,
Mount Isa Airport,
Mount Isa, Qld, 4825

LifeFlight Singapore Base
Wings Over Asia
66 Seletar Aerospace View
#03-01, Singapore 797509

Training Academy
20 Boronia Rd, Brisbane Airport, Qld, 4008

Lifeflight Corporate Office
32 Edward Street,
Brisbane, QLD, 4000

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