South Dakota

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  • Where can I find this state’s “stay at home” or “shelter in place” order? South Dakota has not issued a “stay at home 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?
https://covid.sd.gov/   or call SD COVID Info Line at 1-800-997-2880

 
  • 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 8:42 AM EDT

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