YXHG

Gold Coast University Hospital

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Elevation 200

Hospital

Contact

Identifier
YXHG
City/State
Gold Coast / Southport, QLD
Authority
QHS
Person
Tony McNamara
Email
tony_mcnamara@health.qld.gov.au
Phone
0756 875081 (ED)

Location

Description

Elevated Hospital rooftop Helideck HLS.

Lat/Long
27° 57.44'S 153° 23.05'E
Elevation
200

Airspace Information

Description
Southport CTAF 119.0
Procedures
Inbound, contact Emergency Room (instead of security) by radio or phone (07 56875081) 20 mins before arrival for hospital and patient requirements. **Backup Helicopter Landing Site** GCUH has an agreement with the Southport Flying Club Inc. to use Mason Field, the Club’s aerodrome at Coombabah, as a backup HLS during a Code Yellow – HLS Outage, and the primary HLS is inoperable. If the GCUH HLS becomes inoperable and closed by the HLS Controller, the HLS Controller will: • Advise the ED CNC, who will advise RSQ of the closure • Advise the GCUH Incident Controller, who will request Switchboard to issue a “Code Yellow – HLS Outage consider the need to activate the backup HLS. 3.9.3. The process for activating the Backup HLS is listed in the GCUH HLS Operations Manual (PRO1157). If the backup HLS is activated, the GCUH Incident Controller will advise the ED CNC, who will advise RSQ accordingly and liaise with QAS to ensure an ambulance vehicle is present to receive and transport the patient.
Approach
Anywhere from North through East to South
Departure
Anywhere from North through East to South

Helipad

Max. Mass
7.6 Tonne
Obstacles
Roof top mounted low level obstructions. (Aircon ducts, windsock and aerials)
Surface
Helideck 23m x 28m
Windcone
Yes western side of HLS on rooftop
Fuel
Nil - Nearest YBCG

Lighting

Available
Perimeter and Windsock lighting is ON 24/7. Contact security to activate flood lights post landing.
Activation
Nil
Guidance
Nil

Communication

CTAF
Callsign
GCUH Emergency Room
Details

Tx 412.9375 Rx 403.4875 MHz. CTC SS tone in mixed mode 192.8 hz