• Where can I find this state’s “stay at home” or “shelter in place” order?
  • Does the state’s orderprovide any specific exemptions concerning aviation activities?    No.  
  • Is there any interpretive guidance available concerning aviation activities?
It is AOPA’s understanding that the Georgia Department of Aviation has verbally instructed all Georgia public airports that they must remain open during the Covid-19 crisis.
  • Who can I contact to request clarification or additional guidance?
Office of Gov. Brian Kemp, 404-656-1776
      Georgia government call center: 800-436-7442
Georgia Aviation Authority: 404-6994483

Additional notes:
  • What other resources should I consult before deciding to fly? Check with local governments (counties, cities, etc.) for any additional restrictions.
Additional recommendations:
  • Pilots are reminded to carefully check all NOTAMs before flight and be alert for ATC service reductions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Pilots should also contact the Airport Manager prior to departure/arrival to confirm availability of services. 
  • AOPA cannot provide legal advice or legal opinions on State restrictions.  Members are encouraged to contact the AOPA Pilot Information Center at (800) USA-AOPA for the names of AOPA Legal Services Plan Panel Attorneys licensed to practice in your state.   
  • AOPA recommends following all guidance provided by the CDC and state and local officials.   Stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 impacts to General Aviation at this AOPA web page

Posted by AOPA Announcements on Apr 27, 2020 3:53 PM EDT