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Mark Bohn Jan 16, 2017 9:10am

Good afternoon,

Please see the attached informational PDFs regarding Crane Operations at UVA Health System. Cranes shown are in close proximity to the UVA Rooftop Helipad, however UVA Medcom will have communications with all Tower Cranes closest to the UVA Helipad via radio.

Crane 1 (205’) will be placed into operation January 27, 2017 with plans to finish operations in Spring 2019

Crane 2 (304’) is currently in place with plans to finish operations in Spring 2019.

Crane 3 (204’) will be placed into operation January 16, 2017 with no known finish date.

General Information
LZ Type: Hospital
(All the same)
N 38° 01' 52" x W 78° 29' 53"
38° 01.87' x -78° 29.89'
38.03120000 x -78.49815000
FAA Nav ID: 8VA5
Address: Box 523
Charlottesville Va. 22908
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Phone: 434-924-0000
Comments: Contact UVA Medcom prior to arrival (10 minutes) and departure.
Pegasus & UVA MedComm on 462.950 rx / 467.950 tx PL 127.3 hz. Callsign is UVA MedCom. Phone # for Pegasus Dispatch (MedCom) is 434-924-9287
Group Specific Info
Group Nav ID:
Hospital Information
Trauma Level: 1 Pediatrics: Y
Cardiac: Y Burn Center: Y
Stroke: Y HR OB/Gyn: Y
Security Phone: 800-882-4354 MedCom
Security Contact:
Radio Frequency:
Emergency Department
ED Contact:
ED Phone: 434-924-2231
Record Information
Last Update: Aug 07, 2017 9:27am LZControl Support
Added By: Jul 25, 2013 4:47am Gene Jones
Weather Stations
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LZ Information
Location/Description: Rooftop heliport on east tower of main hospital.
Hazards: Multiple Cranes operating in the area. Hospital W, parking garage N, multiple lighted towers NE through E
Approach/Departure: Follow rail road tracks. Avoid noise sensative area south of rail road. Departure E or W along RR tracks
AWOS: CHO (7nm N) 118.425 (434-973-5024)
Comm Chan: UNICOM: 123.05 UHF-026 UVA MedComm 462.950 127.3 R, 467.950 127.3 T
Dimensions: 46 x 46
Surface: red/white painted
Elevation: rooftop
Jet A Fuel: No
Nav Freq:
Max Weight: 16000
Windsock: on tower
Lighting: green perimeter
Instrument App: Yes
Alternate LZ Information
Heliport ID:
Coordinates: N/A x N/A
0° 00.' x 0° 00.'
0.00000000 x 0.00000000
Location/Description: Ground level helipad east side of hospital reported to be closed permanently July 2013.

UVA Rooftop Helispot 1/31/14