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    Keewatin Air’s King Air B200, C-FSKO, at Hall Beach, Nunavut, Canada in July 2018. When the snow melts, the gravel and shale stone remain. (Artemiy Sorokin, Keewatin Air staff)
are above 5 miles. The eastern side of Nunavut is   twins required medical evacuation. The crew assisted
 mountainous, and runways are at very near to sea level in the valleys, which makes approaches challenging.
In addition to the nine King Air B200 aircraft, Keewatin Air has one Pilatus PC-12, two Learjet 35A and two Cessna Citation 560 Ultra aircraft.
A memorable mission that shows the scope of Keewatin Air’s work happened from one of its busiest bases, Iqaluit. A single pilot flew a medical crew 2.5 hours to the community where a woman in premature labor with
the local health center in delivering the babies at 28 weeks, when they were small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. The newborns and the mother were then transported 2.5 hours on the King Air B200 back to Iqaluit, the territory’s only city, where they were taken to the hospital, stabilized and then moved again on a three-hour flight in a Learjet 35A to a specialized facility in Ottawa.
The King Air fleet has doubled since 2010, with the latest acquisition being a 1985 model added in 2017. Keewatin Air

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