Contact Airlift Northwest

Contact Airlift Northwest, the Pacific Northwest's Premier Air Medical Transport Service

If you’re looking to request Airlift Northwest air ambulance services, enroll in our membership or contact customer service, please see the contact information below.

If you're looking to contact UW Medicine regarding patient care services at our network of hospitals and clinics, please visit our UW Medicine Contact Us page.

24-Hour CommCenter

For referring healthcare professionals to request a transport, call 206.329.2569 or 800.426.2430.

To relay feedback about safety, patient care, customer service or compliance, call 800.508.1707.

Headquarters:

6505 Perimeter Road South, Suite 200 
Seattle, WA 98108

Learn more about our new mobile and desktop app that activates us with the touch of a button: 206.521.1599.

Meet our leadership team

Airlift Northwest Membership

​​​​​To enroll or renew your membership, call 888.835.1599, email membership@airliftnw.org.

Business office

Phone: 206.521.1599
Fax: 206.521.1612
E-mail: alnw@airliftnw.org

Patient financial services

Toll-free: 866.245.4373
Fax: 206.521.1612
E-mail: patientsvcs@airliftnw.org

Alaska office

8433 Livingston Way​​
Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: 907.790.4944
Fax: 907.790.4989

Equipment returns

Phone: 206.965.1934

Outreach

Airlift Northwest is committed to clinical excellence and provides ongoing training for EMS teams, fire departments, hospitals and clinics in our region.  To learn more about training in your area, to request instruction for your organization, or for any sponsorship or aircraft requests, please contact:

Director of Business Development and Strategy
Steve LeMay
j80lemay@uw.edu 
CELL: 469.358.6540
OFFICE: 206.965.1943

Western Washington 
Jim Richardson 
jamesr38@uw.edu 
CELL: 970.456.5498

Central Washington
Linette Gahringer
lg65@uw.edu 
CELL: 509.670.7439

Alaska 
Kara Hollatz 
kholla2@uw.edu 
CELL: 907.723.0973

Click Here for an Outreach Education Request.

Clinical Education

Click Here for an Outreach Education Request.

Education Manager 
Matt Plourde
mplourde@uw.edu
OFFICE: 206.965.1988  
CELL: 203.228.1913

Media Relations, Advertising and Marketing

Kara Hollatz
907.723.0973
Kholla2@uw.edu

Operations Team

Chief Flight Nurse

Brenda Nelson
206.965.1931
Fax: 206.521.1612
nelsonbk@uw.edu

Assistant Chief Flight Nurse 

Mikaela Hagberg
mhagberg@uw.edu

Pediatric Assistant Chief Flight Nurse

LT Arnold
206.353.6546
ltarnold@uw.edu

Director of Operations - Western Washington and SE Alaska 

Kyle Danielson 
206.965.1948 
kyledan@uw.edu

Alaska Regional Manager

Elise Blasco
907.523.5148
echamb@uw.edu

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Administration

Jeff Richey, Executive Director, Airlift NW
Richard B. Utarnachitt, M.D.​, Medical Director
Brenda Nelson, Chief Flight Nurse
Cindy McFeely, Director of Finance

Meet our leadership team