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Scotland Memorial Hospital Helipad - Laurinburg, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
N 34° 45.155 W 079° 28.104
17S E 640186 N 3846674
Quick Description: Scotland Memorial Hospital Helipad located outside the Emergency Room is ready for medevac missions.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/26/2009 3:44:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM6W4M
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member condor1
Views: 1

Long Description:
This helipad is a far cry from what we used to have when there was a need for medevac of critical patients to higher level of care hospitals such as Duke Med Center or UNC Hospital at Chapel Hill. Previously we would have to load the patient and drive to the high school to use a lawn area or to Covington Street School playground to meet the chopper and then off load patient for the flight. Now, a lighted concrete pad with windsock just outside the ED doors is available to Lifeflight from Duke or UNC Aircare from Chapel Hill. There is an occasional chopper from Charlotte or Greenville, NC
Location of Helipad: Hospital

Description of location: Approximately 150 feet from ED doors, Hospital located on Lauchwood Drive in Laurinburg, NC

Does the Site Have a Windsock?: Yes

Primary Puprose of the Landing Pad: Medical

What identifies the location as a helipad?: Red H in a white cross, "30" in NE corner of pad

Did you provide a personal photo of the helipad, windsock, helicopter or other identifiable feature?: yes

Where were the coordinates taken relative to the landing pad?: South fence line enclosing pad

Separate from an airport: yes

Landing Pad Surface: Concrete

What facilities are available to passengers?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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