• Where can I find this state’s “stay at home” or “shelter in place” order?
Ohio has now issued a "Health Advisory" replacing the Stay at Home order.  All recent documents can be found here :https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/resources/public-health-orders/public-health-orders
  • 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?

Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline 1-833-4-ASK-ODH / 9am to 8pm everyday
  • Additional notes: There are no specific restrictions to aviation in the state order.
  • 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 8:53 AM EDT