Massachusetts

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  • Where can I find this state’s “stay at home” or “shelter in place” order?
 
  • Does the state’s order provide any specific exemptions concerning aviation activities?    No  
 
  • Is there any interpretive guidance available concerning aviation activities?  No
 
  • Who can I contact to request clarification or additional guidance? 
Massachusetts Department of Transportation General Information line: (877) 623-6846
 
  • Additional notes: 
Only leave home for essential errands such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy. When you do leave home, practice social distancing by staying 6 feet away from others.
 
  • 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 23, 2020 9:04 AM EDT

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