Search and Rescue

Atlantic Helicopters has a helicopter with crew on standby 24 hours a day 365 days a year for search & rescue and ambulance flights.

The helicopter is a BEll 412, and is specially equiped for this purpose. Search & rescue is a public responsibility and the Minestery of Fishery has made a contract with Atlantic Helicopters to undertake this duty.

Atlantic Helicopters has also had similar Search & Rescue contracts with the oil exploration companies, that have been operating in Faroese waters over the last few years.

The crew undergo regular training exercises on land and on water, and have developed a well functioning and good rescue team with years of experience for this special type of mission.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Atlantic Helicopters
Vágar Airport
FO-380 Sørvágur

Tel: (+298) 34 10 00
Email: stationatlantic.fo