Where will Vail hospital’s helipad sit?

By scott miller

VAIL — Air ambulance service into and out of Vail isn’t frequent, but it is important. Where to land those helicopter flights is a big part of Vail Valley Medical Center’s future facilities plan. There was one flight from Vail to another hospital about once every five days in 2013. Those flights now land and take off from a site just to the west of the town of Vail’s municipal campus. Those flights can be complicated for patients, medical staff and people who happen to be driving on the town’s South Frontage Road. That’s why hospital officials want an on-site …

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