How long can it take to die from air embolism?

Immediately. Air embolism is rare, and if it is large enough to cause symptoms results in death within minutes. Air embolism can occur however with no symptoms, and shouldn't have long lasting effects.

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How long does it take for someone to die of an air embolism?

It dependds. It depends on the size of the air embolism small ones are not fatal. Huge ones cause inability of the heart to pump and death is very rapid if the air is not evacuated. Read more...

How long does it take for a diver to die from an air embolism?

A diver may. Actually surface unconscious or become unconscious or demonstrate other neurological symptoms within seconds of surfacing. Extent of injury and interventions (if any) will be some of the determining factors regarding death. With rapid intervention - a diver can be pressed in a chamber and sometimes achieve miraculous results. Read more...
An air embolus... Can kill instantly if big enough, and this can happen immediately upon ascent (before surfacing even.) usually, however, it's multiple small bubbles causing intense pain and confusion. Read more...