StateTamil Nadu
24x7 contact Number 90030 10 200
Establish Date2017-06-25


GANGA HOSPITALGanga Hospital is one of the largest Trauma, Orthopaedic, Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive medical centres in the world. With an annual turnover of 250,000 outpatients and having performed more than 25,000 surgeries, Ganga Hospital is one of the premier tertiary referral centres in India.Started in 1978, as a 17 bedded nursing home by Dr. J. G. Shanmuganathan and Mrs. Kanakavalli Shanmuganathan, it steadily grew into a 450 bedded hospital under the wings of Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy, Chairman of Plastic Hand and Microsurgery Department and Dr. S. Rajasekaran, Chairman of the Orthopaedic Department. With both specialties joining hands, they revolutionised trauma care through path breaking techniques and treatment.Today, as it celebrates 25 years of its speciality centre, Ganga hospital proudly launches Ganga Air Ambulance, that strives to revolutionise the care and treatment of medical emergencies across the country.GANGA AIR AMBULANCE (GAA)GAA is a twin engine (safer than single engine) Augusta Westland 109C helicopter. It is a dedicated air ambulance with facilities for resuscitation, ventilator support with the patient comfortably lying on a stretcher and also for organ transport. It is the same aircraft that was launched as the "First Dedicated Air Ambulance in India". Spacious, secure and comfortable, the helicopter is modified with medical care equipment and apart from the patient can seat 1 para-medic, and two other people which maybe doctors or family member of the patient depending on what the situation warrants. It is managed in association with OSS Air who have a good reputation for quality, and provide the pilots and logistic support.GAA can fly 215 nautical miles or 380 kms one way before it has to refuel. This might vary based on weather conditions and patient load. Time taken would be approximately 2 hours. It flies at a speed of 120 kts (nautical miles) per hour. GAA can reach out to patients all over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Mysore, Bangalore and parts of Andhra.The Helicopter is based at the Ganga Helipad at the Ganga Nursing College premises. The Ganga Helipad is a DGCA approved helipad and it is the only DGCA approved private helipad in the whole of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The helicopter service will be available from the Ganga Helipad from sunrise to sunset. The helicopter and the pilots are approved for night flying and during nights the helicopter can fly only between airports.The Ganga Air Ambulance has a identity and it is called by Call Sign. The Call Sign for Ganga Air Ambulance is VT-ICU. GAA operates 24 x 7, 365 days except when it is on periodic maintenance schedule. It is positioned at DGCA Approved Private Helipad at Ganga Nursing College, Vattamalaipalayam, NGGO Colony Post, Coimbatore – 641 022, Tamil Nadu, India. GAA pilots are highly rated, Augusta type trained pilots with extensive VIP, elevated, roof top helipad flying experience coupled with instructor and examiner qualifications approved by DGCA. GAA crew consists of specially trained and certified paramedics capable of providing critical care for the patients on transfer.


  • Ambulance Services,
  • Ventilator Ambulance Services,
  • 24 Hours Ambulance Services,
  • Air Ambulance Services,
  • Ground Ambulance Services,
  • ICU Ambulance Services,
  • Oxygen System Ambulance Services,
  • Municipal Ambulance Services,
  • Cardiac Care Ambulance Services,
  • Ambulance Services For Corporate,
  • Ambulance Service For Events,
  • Ambulance Service For Film Shooting,
  • Critical Care Ambulance Services,
  • Motorcycle Ambulance Services,
  • Commercial Air ambulance service,
  • Private Air ambulance Service,
  • Medical Escort Service,


Oxygen Cylinder, Stretcher, Defibrillator, Ventilator, Syringe pump, Spine board, Paramedic/Nurses, Ac ambulances,
Contact: Kalyan Raman N
Ganga Helipad, Ganga Nursing College, Vattamalaipalayam,, NGG Colony Post, Coimbatore - 641 022. Tamil Nadu., Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India


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