RI National Guard Offering COVID-19 Rapid Tests to both Departing and Arriving Travelers
WARWICK, RI – Friday January 8, 2021 – The Rhode Island Airport Corporation is pleased to once again offer COVID-19 rapid tests at T.F. Green Airport (PVD). The Rhode Island National Guard is providing the free, voluntary rapid tests to departing as well as arriving passengers at a station in the south baggage claim area of the terminal.
Note – arriving or departing passengers must show proof of travel to be eligible for testing.
The Rhode Island National Guard has announced that the voluntary testing is available from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. seven days a week, with results available on-site within 15 minutes. Additional testing options and information in Rhode Island can be found at https://covid.ri.gov/testing.
For more information related to T. F. Green Airport’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, please visit https://www.pvdairport.com/corporate/airport-information/covid-19-travel-information.
About T.F. Green Airport: A convenient and low-cost international gateway to New England, T. F. Green Airport (PVD) has a large catchment area with 7.5 million residents within 90 minutes of the airport. It attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut. PVD is located just outside of Providence, Rhode Island. Well known for ease of traveler access, affordable parking and faster security lines, T.F. Green Airport was named as one of USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Best Small Airports” for 2020 as well as “Top Five” in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best 2020” Awards for Top Domestic Airports. T. F. Green was most recently named 4th “Best Airport” in the U.S. in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.
T. F. Green Airport has again been nominated by USA TODAY in their “10Best Readers' Choice travel awards” for 2021! Individuals can vote for T.F. Green Airport (PVD) once a day throughout the contest at http://VotePVD.com through Monday, February 1, 2021.