Current weather information and the most up-to-date tracking projections for Dorian, can be found at www.weather.com. More detailed information can be found at www.nhc.noaa.gov.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is monitoring Hurricane Dorian closely and preparing FAA facilities and equipment (PDF) along the southeast coast of Florida to withstand potential damage so flights can quickly resume after the storm passes. Click here for the latest FAA update.
FAA Hurricane Awareness Digital Toolkit – Safety tips for pilots (of manned or unmanned aircraft) or traveling members of the public.
Ready.Gov/Hurricanes – This page explains what actions to take when you receive a hurricane watch or warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local area. It also provides tips on what to do before, during, and after a hurricane.
Red Cross Hurricane Safety – Safety tips for your home and family.
Hurricane Dorian Exigency Order of September 2, 2019 - Under the Exigency Order, hurricane relief supplies can be imported into The Bahamas duty free and VAT free based on the conditions outlined in the Order.
SOD Form 8 - *Required to get approval to conduct hurricane relief flights.* Please email completed form to Clanell.Mckenize@bcaa.gov.bs.
NATA Member Relief Efforts
Banyan Air Service at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
As in the past, the Banyan team is ready to assist those that would like to send or fly aid to the Bahamas. As an official "Gateway to the Bahamas FBO," we are working with the Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) through the Bahamas Tourist and Aviation Office.
- Front Desk: 954-491-3170
- Contact Isadora first, or Giselle second
- Email in regard to help for the Bahamas: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hawthorne Global Aviation Services at KRYY is partnering with local aircraft owners and providing Hangar storage for supplies and logistical support in loading supplies onto relief aircraft departing from metro-Atlanta to the Abaco Islands. Hawthorne will also initially be supporting this effort with fuel for these flights. More information. Contact:
- Louis Herrara, President of Palm Bay Homeowners Association, Ltd., Treasure Cay, Bahamas
- Phone: (404) 694-7148
- Email: email@example.com
Jetscape FLL will be actively supporting the air distribution of supplies with a fuel discount to all aircraft conducting relief flights. There are many ways to help and Jetscape wants to give you options to collaborate with economic donations or collecting much needed supplies. You can donate here.
MySky Aviation Solutions, Inc.
We are working to get supplies ready when able, loaded up and then sent on our fleet of PC12 aircraft to the Bahamas as soon as it is safe to do so. If you would like to help us.... Anything helps and 100% will be used to purchase supplies. If you would like to drop off supplies they can be delivered to these locations:
- Atlantic Aviation at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport (904) 824-1995
- Sheltair Aviation at the Daytona Beach International Airport (386) 255-0471
- Sheltair Aviation at the Orlando Executive Airport (407) 896-2799
PLEASE CALL BEFORE BRINGING ANY DONATION TO ENSURE AIRPORT IS OPEN. Thank you!
The South Florida Business Aviation Association released a list of needed supplies along with drop-off locations in South Florida - many of whom are NATA members.
It seems all FBOs in South Florida are willing to waive fees and provide fuel discounts to those interested in participating in relief flights!
NATA Members impacted by Hurricane Dorian should call the association at (800) 808-6282 and select 1 for help in locating assistance.
Contact NATA at firstname.lastname@example.org to notify us of how your business is assisting those affected by the hurricane.
NATA will be updating this page with information on flight restrictions and aid organizations should it become necessary. NATA members are advised to take appropriate precautions in planning any trips to areas in the projected path of Hurricane Dorian.