CALSTAR 6 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
1901 Airport Blvd.
S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
CALSTAR 6 commenced operations at the South Lake Tahoe Airport in October of 2001. The base is located in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains within the Lake Tahoe basin and provides EMS air medical services to both Northern California and Northern Nevada.
The terrain in which we operate is diverse, and due to our proximity to the resort community and recreational areas, our missions change with the seasons. During the summer, we can be found responding to injured hikers, boaters, cyclers and horseback riders. During the winter months, we transition to provide medical support to local ski patrols. The changing population and remote location can challenge the EMS and medical community, which is why CALSTAR 6 continuously trains with local fire departments, EMS and law enforcement groups to provide the safest and fastest medical care to our community and its visitors. We routinely transport patients to Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center and St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, while also delivering the critically ill and injured to trauma hospitals such as Renown Regional Medical Center and UC Davis Medical Center.