Public safety agencies requesting emergency air support should call (248) 655-7766, then press 0.
Great Lakes Air Operations provides emergency air support services to public safety agencies (federal, state, county, local, tribal, and college/university) throughout Michigan.  In addition, Great Lakes Air Operations provides emergency air support to public safety agencies throughout the United States of America after a natural disaster (hurricane, earthquake, etc.).

The following are some emergency public safety situations Great Lakes Air Operations can assist with:

  • Barricaded Gunman
  • Disaster Assessment
  • Energy Infrastructure
  • Hostage
  • Missing Person
  • Search and Rescue (Inland and Water)
  • Special Response Team Operations
  • Transportation Infrastructure

Great Lakes Air Operations operates an aircraft equipped with thermal imaging, a laser range finder, spotlight, and loudspeaker.  The aircraft can fly in rain.

Operating in compliance with Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) regulations, Great Lakes Air Operations is committed to providing a safe and reliable experience.  All pilots hold an Airman Certificate with a sUAS rating from the FAA, and the company possesses aircraft and liability insurance.