Planning members approve new medical transport hangar
By Joe Bachman
STEVENS POINT — On Monday, planning officials approved the construction of a new medical transport hangar for Ascension Wisconsin Spirit Medical Transport. This will be constructed at 4501 Highway 66.
According to city memos, the location is ideal for a medical transport hangar due to its location on the I-39 corridor. This hangar will provide extra space for the Spirit 2 helicopter out of Woodruff, as well as expanded coverage.
The hangar will sit at approximately 19,000 sq. feet, with dimensions of 159 feet. x 149 feet. It will store helicopters, an airplane, ambulances, as well as lodging and office space for staff.