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Port of Oakland opens peak season with cargo volume growth

Oakland, Calif. – Sept. 12, 2019: Peak season has begun at the Port of Oakland with growth in containerized cargo volume.  The Port reported today that import loads increased 3.1 percent last month compared to August 2018.  Exports rose 1 percent.  Empty container shipments declined 14 percent. The Port said it handled the equivalent of 88,323… Read More

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Oakland International Punctuates Growth Trend with Strong Start to 2017

Oakland, CA: (February 23, 2017) – With a record number of destinations, increased flight options, and terminal renovations underway, traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) continues to trend upward into 2017. January reports indicate total passenger traffic reached 908,898 for the month, up 7.8% from 843,073 total passengers in January 2016.  This constitutes the 38th consecutive… Read More

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New Director arrives at Oakland International Airport today

Press Release For Immediate Release March 31, 2016 New Director arrives at Oakland International Airport today BRYANT L. FRANCIS LEADS AVIATION DIVISION FOR PORT OF OAKLAND Oakland, CA – March 31, 2016: Bryant L. Francis takes the helm today as Director of Aviation for the Port of Oakland. An industry executive with 20 years of… Read More

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Port of Oakland Board greenlights Waterfront Trail improvements

Press Release For Immediate Release March 30, 2016 Port of Oakland Board greenlights Waterfront Trail improvements CONSTRUCTION WILL CLOSE THREE GAPS IN THE BAY TRAIL Oakland, CA – March 30, 2016: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners has approved construction of waterfront improvements that will connect sections of the Bay Trail on Port property along… Read More

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Port of Oakland Hosts National Transportation Forum

Press Release For Immediate Release March 25, 2016 Port of Oakland hosts national transportation forum REGIONAL COMPETITIVENESS CENTRAL TO POLICY DISCUSSIONS WITH NATIONAL LEADERS Oakland, CA – March 25, 2016: The Port of Oakland is hosting a national transportation forum with the National Association of Counties and the Federal Highway Administration. The 2-day program began yesterday… Read More

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Oakland International Grows 10.2% in February 2016

Press Release For Immediate Release March 24, 2016 Oakland International Grows 10.2% in February 2016 AIRPORT PASSENGER GAINS CONTINUE UPWARD TREND Oakland, CA – March 24, 2016: Oakland International Airport (OAK) reports a 10.2% increase in February passenger traffic to add to its continued growth trend. Now counting 27 months of year-over-year growth, the month… Read More

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