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medevac missions each year. It has provided contracted air ambulance services for the Government of Nunavut since 2003. McLeod said the company is always looking for new opportunities to expand its operations providing the high-quality medical care to other areas of Canada.
Keewatin Air has four base locations in the Nunavut territory: Rankin Inlet, Iqaluit, Cambridge Bay and Igloolik; two in the province of Manitoba: Winnipeg and Churchill; and one in the Northwest Territories: Yellowknife.
The area of operations is very large and their crews can experience more than one weather system when conducting a day’s operation. Winds and low visibilities are something they experience every day. Summer sees 24 hours of daylight and the winter months bring 24 hours of night. Extreme cold is the norm, and blowing snow reduces visibilities. It is a good day when visibilities
The flight deck of a Keewatin Air King Air B200 highlights the latest in Garmin avionics, the G1000NXi. The company says combined with the King Air platform, they have equipped the aircraft with the best tools to safely fly in the challenging terrain
and adverse weather conditions found in the arctic. (Christian Beyrend, Keewatin Air staff)
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