Port of Oakland’s solar energy use grows

Oakland, Calif. – January 27, 2023: The Port of Oakland’s stake in a newly expanded solar array at Antelope Valley Solar Ranch has just come online. This solar project is now delivering renewable energy to the Port of Oakland. The Port owns and operates its own utility which then sells electricity to tenants including those […]

Oakland International Airport’s passenger totals for 2022 soar to over 11 million

Oakland, Calif. – January 23, 2023: Oakland International Airport reports over 11 million total passengers served in 2022, an increase of nearly 37 percent compared to 2021. In addition to this passenger growth, OAK also completed several major facility improvement projects and introduced new service offerings for passengers during the year (detailed below).   Cargo carriers at OAK processed a total […]

Port of Oakland launches 2023 Summer College Internship Program

Oakland, Calif. – Jan.­­­­ 18, 2023: The Port of Oakland is recruiting highly motivated full-time college students for its 2023 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants apply for paid internships in 20 professional fields – Aviation, Communications, Engineering, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Maritime, Planning & Development and Risk […]

Port of Oakland December container volume continues overall decline

Container Loading

Oakland, Calif. – January 17, 2023: The Port of Oakland’s container volume dropped in December 2022. Year-end total TEUs (twenty-foot containers) for 2022 registered at 2.3 million, marking an estimated 4% decrease from the 2021 total. Total loaded container volume declined 8.1% in contrast to December 2021, recording 123,868 loaded TEUs in December 2022 compared […]

Port of Oakland utility green power portfolio grows

Oakland, Calif. – January 12, 2023: The Port of Oakland Utility serving customers at the seaport and airport fulfills 66.9% of its power needs from carbon free energy sources, nearly double the state average. “Acquiring renewable power sources to meet our energy needs is an important part of our journey to become a zero-emissions seaport,” […]

OAK Airport to host vendor fair for East Bay merchants on January 12

Oakland, Calif. – January 6, 2023: On Thursday, January 12, Oakland International Airport will host its first OAK Vendor Fair. This event will allow participating local merchants and artisans the opportunity to showcase their goods with the potential to have their items sold at OAK Airport through its onsite retailers.  Oakland International Airport and the Port of […]

Port of Oakland receives award for effective budget presentation

Port of Oakland

Oakland, Calif. – January 6, 2023: The Port of Oakland received an award for its budget presentation for the fiscal year (FY) beginning July 1, 2022 (This FY ends June 30, 2023). The award was bestowed by the Government Finance Officers Association (G.F.O.A.) of the U.S.A. and Canada. The Chicago-based association provides best practices and professional development […]

November stats show OAK passed the 10 million annual passenger mark

Oakland, Calif. – January 5. 2023: In November of 2022, Oakland International Airport saw 972,460 passengers. In the month of November, total passengers served in 2022 so far reached 10 million – already exceeding the total passenger count for 2021, which was 8.1 million. Additionally, November saw an impressive year-over-year total passenger increase of 18.4 percent compared […]