* The Governor of Rhode Island issued Executive Order 20-50 on June 29, 2020, mandating a 14-day quarantine for anyone coming to Rhode Island from any state with 5% or greater positivity rate. Those who have had a negative coronavirus test within 72 hours of arrival do not need to quarantine. States with a 5% or greater positivity rate can be found at https://tinyurl.com/RI-Travel. Flight crews, healthcare and public safety professionals are exempt from the quarantine orders.Read More

COVID-19 Travel Information

The safety and well-being of our customers and employees at T.F. Green Airport is our top priority.

The Governor of Rhode Island issued Executive Order 20-50 on June 29, 2020, mandating a 14-day quarantine for anyone coming to Rhode Island from any state with 5% or greater positivity rate.  Those who have had a negative coronavirus test within 72 hours of arrival do not need to quarantine.  States with a 5% or greater positivity rate can be found at https://tinyurl.com/RI-Travel. Flight crews, healthcare and public safety professionals are exempt from the quarantine orders.

For more information visit https://health.ri.gov/covid or view Executive Order 50-20.

All are encouraged to continue frequent hand washing, practice social distancing and wear face coverings with certain exceptions.

Travel restrictions between the U.S. and many foreign nations continue. Please consult with your airline if you have European travel planned.

For more information on the coronavirus, please visit the Rhode Island Department of Health website or the CDC website.

January 29, 2021 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an Order on January 29, 2021 requiring the wearing of masks by travelers to prevent spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. People must wear masks that cover both the mouth and nose when awaiting, boarding, traveling on, or disembarking public conveyances. People must also wear masks when entering or on the premises of a transportation hub in the United States.  This Order will be effective on February 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm (EST). 
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January 13, 2021
U.S. Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson signed an order on January 13, 2021 directing the agency to take a “zero tolerance policy” regarding disruptive passengers on flights and implementing stricter legal enforcement policy against unruly airline passengers that can result in fines of up to $35,000 and imprisonment.

“Flying is the safest mode of transportation and I signed this order to keep it that way,” Administrator Dickson said in a video released by the agency. https://youtu.be/fFJZX39l-v4
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November 17, 2020
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation is pleased to provide access to the latest aircraft cabin safety studies conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, the Department of Defense and other partners
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October 29, 2020
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation is pleased to provide access to the latest aircraft cabin safety studies conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, the Department of Defense and other partners
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October 23, 2020
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation is pleased to announce that complimentary “PVD Cares Kits” are now available upon request for travelers in need of a face covering, hand sanitizer, and disinfectant wipes to help them in their “safe travels!”
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June 30, 2020
As Rhode Island moves into “Phase 3” of its re-opening plan, T.F. Green Airport and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) are providing updates for travelers regarding airport parking, available concessions, and new quarantine requirements for individuals arriving from states with high coronavirus positivity rates
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April 22, 2020
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) today expressed appreciation to Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Congressional Delegation for their efforts to urge the U.S. Department of Transportation to amend its “minimum service” rule which adversely and unfairly impacts T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island
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April 9, 2020
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) today expressed their disappointment in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s final order on Service Obligations for Air Carriers Receiving Financial Relief through the CARES Act on April 7, 2020
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March 24, 2020
Governor Raimondo calls for 14-day self-quarantine for returning domestic and international passengers.
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March 24, 2020
T.F Green reminds travelers to check flight status for consolidation/cancellations and other important airport service updates.
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March 15, 2020
RIAC announces enhanced safety protocols and promotes Governor’s executive order.
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March 13, 2020
For the past several weeks the Rhode Island Airport Corporation has been utilizing enhanced cleaning protocols to disinfect and sanitize the T.F. Green Airport terminal and all “high touch” public areas as part of our efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19. 
 
Providence Journal Coverage
 
WPRI Coverage

March 2, 2020
Rhode Island Airport Corporation and RI COVID-19 Task Force continue prevention protocols.
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January 22, 2020
Rhode Island Airport Corporation partners with RI COVID-19 Task Force and federal agencies.
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