Three CN235-300, like this Sasemar 103/EC-KEM, are operated for long distance Search and Rescue mission. They are spread strategically.

Niels Quist

A Coruña (LECO)

RWY 04/22     POS 43°18'07"N 008°22'38"W     ELEV 328 ft

Centro Aircraft Type(s) Tail Code Badge
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS A Coruña
AW139
EC225
Helimer 2xx
Helimer 4xx
All aerial assets can be followed by their AIS codes in ships traffic sites. For their call signs; see: Helimer.es site

Almería (LEAM)

RWY 07/25     POS 36°50'38"N 002°22'12"W     ELEV 70 ft

Centro Aircraft Type(s) Tail Code Badge
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS Almería
AW139 Helimer 2xx

Gijón/El Musel HEL (LEEL)

RWY HEL     POS 43°32'59"N 005°41'44"W     ELEV 7 ft

Centro Aircraft Type(s) Tail Code Badge
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS Gijón
AW139 Helimer 2xx

Gran Canaria (GCLP) Las Palmas - Gando

RWY 03L/21R, 03R/21L     POS 27°55'49"N 015°23'05"W     ELEV 77 ft

Centro Aircraft Type(s) Tail Code Badge
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS Las Palmas
CN235-300
S-61N
Sasemar 1xx
Helimer 2xx

Alas, the days of the mighty Sikorsky S-61N are numbered.

Peng Chen(Creative Commons)

Jerez (LEJR)

RWY 02/20     POS 36°44'41"N 006°03'36"W     ELEV 93 ft

Centro Aircraft Type(s) Tail Code Badge
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS Jerez
AW139 Helimer 2xx

Palma de Mallorca (LEPA)

RWY 06L/24R, 06R/24L     POS 39°33'06"N 002°44'20"E     ELEV 27 ft

Centro Aircraft Type(s) Tail Code Badge
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS Palma de Mallorca
AW139 Helimer 2xx

Reus (LERS)

RWY 07/25     POS 41°08'51"N 001°10'02"E     ELEV 233 ft

Centro Aircraft Type(s) Tail Code Badge
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS Reus
AW139 Helimer 2xx

Backbone of the Salvamento Marítimo is formed by the AW139 helicopters, like this Helimer 204/EC-LCH

Jordi Payà(Creative Commons)

Santander/Seve Ballesteros-Santander (LEXJ)

RWY 11/29     POS 43°25'37"N 003°49'12"W     ELEV 16 FT

Centro Aircraft Type(s) Tail Code Badge
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS Santander
AW139 Helimer 2xx

Santiago (LEST)

RWY 17/35     POS 42°53'47"N 008°24'55"W     ELEV 1213 ft

Centro Aircraft Type(s) Tail Code Badge
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS Cee
AW139 Helimer 2xx
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS Santiago de Compostela
CN235-300 Sasemar 1xx
The Helimer unit used to operate out a heliport in the harbour, but since 2016 they are at Compostela airport too.

Tenerife Sur/Reina Sofía (GCTS)

RWY 08/26     POS 28°02'40"N 016°34'21"W     ELEV 209 ft

Centro Aircraft Type(s) Tail Code Badge
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS Tenerife
AW139 Helimer 2xx

Valencia (Manises) (LEVC)

RWY 12/30     POS 39°29'22"N 000°28'54"W     ELEV 240 ft

Centro Aircraft Type(s) Tail Code Badge
Centro de Coordinación de Salvamento

CCS Valencia
AW139
CN235-300
Helimer 2xx
Sasemar 1xx

EC-KEL/102 is one of the other CN235s in use.

Bene Riobó(Creative Commons)

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