Rhode Island

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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?
Rhode Island Department of Transportation general information line: 401-222-2450


Additional notes: 
Staying at and Working from Home
1. All Rhode Island residents are required to stay home unless traveling to work,
traveling for medical treatment or obtaining necessities (food, medicine, gas,
etc.). Rhode Island residents may still go outside to exercise and get fresh air,
however, they must practice social distancing while outside and avoid touching
surfaces frequently touched by 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 8:44 AM EDT

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