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Why are floatplanes

so IMPORTANT?

220,000 people live along a 700 mile river in Papua New Guinea called the Sepik River. It is surrounded by a dense jungle with virtually no roads, electricity and little to no access to emergency medical care.

With our two floatplanes, we provide emergency life flights to the only hospital within 37,000 square miles. Without these life flights, it would take some of these people 5-7 days by way of dugout canoe to get to hospital care! 

We can get them there in an hour or less.

Why are floatplanes
so IMPORTANT?

220,000 people live along a 700 mile river in Papua New Guinea called the Sepik River. It is surrounded by a dense jungle with virtually no roads, electricity and little to no access to emergency medical care.

With our two floatplanes, we provide emergency life flights to the only hospital within 37,000 square miles. Without these life flights, it would take some of these people 5-7 days by way of dugout canoe to get to hospital care! 

We can get them there in an hour or less.

Infant mortality rates in the area are often as high as 40%

The only hospital in Wewak serves 500,000 people in the East Sepik province

Nearly 80% of all life flights are pregnancy and disease related

80% of those living along the Sepik River suffer from malaria

OUR MISSION

To demonstrate God’s love by providing aviation and medical services

in the remote jungles of Papua New Guinea

OUR MISSION

To demonstrate God’s love by providing aviation and medical services

in the remote jungles of Papua New Guinea

life flights
HOSPITAL MINISTRY
medicine delivery

More Services We Provide

NEW FLOATPLANE

We have recently purchased a new aircraft to

replace our first plane that has been decommissioned due to age.

NEW FLOATPLANE

We have recently purchased a new aircraft to replace

our first plane that has been decommissioned due to age.

Project Total: $206,000

$15,000 of this to be raised by October 15th!

MISSIONARY HOUSING

In 2018, Samaritan Aviation could have upwards of 24 people living on the compound.

MISSIONARY HOUSING

In 2018, Samaritan Aviation could have upwards of 24 people living on the compound.

Project Total: $50,000

Join us in bringing hope to the East Sepik.