New Hampshire

  • 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? (Provide contact info here – Office title, phone and/or email address)
  • Additional notes: 
Pursuant to Section 18 of Executive Order 2020-04, it is hereby ordered, effective immediately, that:

Section 4. Beginning at 11:59 p.m. on March 27, 2020, New Hampshire citizens shall stay at home or in their place of residence with the following exceptions:
a) Leaving home to get fresh air or exercise, provided that social distancing protocols consistent with guidance from the Division of Public Health are observed;
b) Leaving home for outdoor recreation provided that appropriate social distancing protocols are observed and provided that such recreation complies with any limitations contained within Executive Order 2020-04 and any Emergency Orders issued pursuant to Executive Order 2020-04;
  • 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 8:56 AM EDT