Who We Are

Dwayne and Wendy Harris in front of Luzon hangar

*Philippine Adventist Medical Aviation Services, Inc. is an independent ministry that supports the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist® Church; however it is not part of, affiliated with, or supported by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists®, or any affiliates known as the Seventh-day Adventist® Church. Thus, any content or opinions expressed, implied or included in or with the statements, products or services offered by Philippine Adventist Medical Aviation Services, Inc., are solely those of Philippine Adventist Medical Aviation Services, Inc. and not those of the Seventh-day Adventist® Church. PAMAS is a non-stock, non-profit, SEC registered Corporation in the Philippines.


PAMAS was established in 2007.  Dwayne Harris, a helicopter and fixed-wing pilot/mechanic, was inspired by Gospel Ministries International to help start a much needed aviation ministry in the Philippines. Dwayne has been directing the ministry from the start and with the help of many volunteers the work has grown and expanded to cover three main areas of the Philippines with air support in Palawan, Luzon, and Mindanao.

PAMAS currently has 5 pilots and operates one R44 II helicopter and four airplanes. These include a Cessna 172, 182, and 206, and a Piper Twin Comanche. More than 700 flight hours are logged by volunteer pilots each year, with 80% of the flights being medical evacuation cases.

PAMAS is a unique ministry in several ways. First, it is the only air medical evacuation service of its kind in the Philippines that is available to everyone regardless of their financial resources. Secondly, it operates by faith, through donations, and is solely staffed by volunteers. These volunteers share the same passion to carry the great news of the Gospel to the world.

PAMAS is a Philippine registered, non-profit organization.




PAMAS's mission is to speed the spread of the gospel to the remote areas of the Philippines and beyond by providing air and medical support to established Seventh-day Adventist missions and organizations, and to help open new work in the most needed areas.




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