Life Flight 1 is located adjacent to the Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center on Cherry St. in downtown Toledo, Ohio, and neighbors the Critical Care Transport Network headquarters where dispatching, administrative and educational operations are performed.
The Life Flight 1 hangar is a three aircraft hangar with a Jet A fueling station on site, and is the location where the bulk of the aircraft maintenance is performed. It houses an Augusta A109 Power helicopter, which is staffed with the Life Flight 1 crew consisting of a pilot, flight nurse and flight medic team. An Aerospatiale Dauphin helicopter is also housed there and is utilized as a back up aircraft. Pilots work twelve-hour shifts while the medical crews work twelve or twenty-four hour shifts. Their primary response area includes Monroe and Lenawee Counties in Michigan and Fulton, Henry, Ottawa, Wood and Lucas Counties in Ohio.
The Life Flight 1 hangar also houses specialized equipment for neonatal transports, a LifeStar Ambulance, Mobile Life 7, which is operated in partnership with Lifestar Ambulance, and Toledo Police and Fire Air One helicopter.