Midwest is the #1 choice among contractors for any helicopter lift service needed.
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Being the best in our field means that we are committed to every project, Midwest has ingenious ideas that become reality and we make every client satisfied.
Midwest also brings a variety of construction expertise to every project. Our Pilots, project Manager, Company President and specialty inspectors have proven experience.
Midwest Helicopter Airways
Midwest Helicopter Airways, Inc. is based out of Willowbrook, IL. Specializing in heavy lifting in the construction industry for over 50 years. Midwest is the #1 choice among contractors for any helicopter lift service needed.
Our Sikorksy S-58T helicopters are capable of lifting loads up to 4500 lbs. The spacious interior allows for room for 9 men to be transported to remote locations. The large cargo door also allows for pallets of supplies and gear to be loaded with ease.
Midwest is safe, fast, reliable, and efficient. Being extremely competitive against cranes, we can reach areas that cranes and other equipment cannot access. We specialize in precision load setting of Pipelines, HVAC, concrete pouring, communication towers, and crew/equipment transport.
CONSTRUCTION HEAVY LIFT
Construction helicopter lifts can be completed almost anywhere! Downtown city high-rises, Suburban schools, Wal-Marts, Malls and warehouse facilities can be completed safely while following FAA rules and regulations. Midwest will even provide 2 signal men and most rigging on ALL projects. Our average lift/set time is 2 minutes per pick!
Can your crane do 30 lifts in less than an hour?
Forest Fire Fighting
Midwest Helicopter pioneered the lift business since 1968. Midwest has experienced many high profile jobs and is known throughout the industry as heavy lift professionals. Midwest carries an Excellent EMR rating and is held to very strict safety procedures.
United States Forest Service certified contractor.
Firemen transport, water drop.
Disaster Assist & Debris Removal
Assisted Hurricane Katrina – Passenger transport, supply delivery
Assisted the Haitian Earthquake – Passenger transport & delivery
Levy / Sandbag reconstruction
United States Army Corps of Engineers
HAI emergency responder member