Overflow Helistop (Ground Level)

Location and Use: North of University Hospital at ground level across street from Emergency room. Used when all other helipads are occupied.

LAT/LONG: N 42 17.1 / W 83 43.6

Dimensions: 60' X 60'

PCL: 130.6 key 5X

Elevation: 780 feet

Windsock: Lighted. SW of helipad

Weight Limit: 19,000 lbs. (restricted to single aircraft only)

General Information

  • Notify Survival Flight Communications Center prior to departing home station
  • Pilots notify Survival Flight Communications Center 10 minutes prior to landing on 130.6
  • Approach and departures as depicted from West through NNE only
  • All aircrafts movements, (LDG, T/O, and REPOSITIONING) will be coordinated with Survival Flight Communications. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Land facing due South as forward as possible.
  • Pilot discretion advised in adverse wind conditions.


  • Edge of helipad is 8" higher on NW and NE
  • Landing pad lights and fire extinguisher in close proximity to pad
  • Wires directly N of helistop.

Please call Survival Flight Communications Center at 1-800-822-2233 if there are any questions regarding landing at any of the University of Michigan helipads.

Updated: November 28, 1998