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Oakland Airport reports 10.5 percent increase in August passengers

Oakland, CA:  (September 29, 2017) – Officials at Oakland International Airport released August traffic reports today, revealing 10.5 percent passenger growth over August 2016. Total passengers increased from 1,110,385 in August 2016, to 1,226,648 this year.  The increase was supported by 5.3 percent more flight operations and 7.3 percent more seats.  Passenger traffic for the last 12 months increased 9.1 percent over the prior year. Marking the 45th consecutive… Read More

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Oakland International reopens main runway on schedule following overlay

Oakland, CA – (September 26, 2017): The main commercial air carrier runway at Oakland International Airport (OAK) has re-opened following two full weeks of around-the-clock construction. The $67 million project replaced 8,300 feet of asphalt to provide a new operating surface for aircraft. [For B-roll of construction and the first flight operations on the new runway, CLICK HERE.] As Runway 12-30 is typically in service 24-hours per day, Port of Oakland staff… Read More

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Port of Oakland reports busiest month in the past year

Oakland, Calif. – September 12, 2017:  The Port of Oakland reported today that August was its busiest month in the past year.  The Port said it handled the equivalent of 212,692 standard 20-foot cargo containers. That was the most since August 2016 when the Port handled 220,604 containers. The Port said that total container volume,… Read More

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Port of Oakland Attorney named Oakland Pride Grand Marshal

Oakland, Calif. – September 11, 2017: Port of Oakland Attorney Danny Wan led the Oakland Pride celebration as Legacy Grand Marshal yesterday. He was given the honor for his significant contributions to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. “I’m deeply honored to receive this recognition for the work of promoting greater LGBT awareness… Read More

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