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As always, Oakland Airport is ready for Thanksgiving travelers

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2022: Oakland International Airport (OAK) projects 170,000 passengers will use the airport during the five-day Thanksgiving holiday travel period from Wednesday, November 23 through Sunday, November 27. This is a 10 percent increase over last Thanksgiving and more than 90% of the 2019 pre-pandemic traffic benchmark.   “The Thanksgiving travel period is always… Read More

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John Albrecht receives airport marketing and communications legacy award from Airports Council International

Oakland, Calif. – November 1, 2022: On Thursday, Port of Oakland Aviation Marketing Manager John Albrecht received the Ted Bushelman Legacy Award for Creativity and Excellence from Airports Council International North America (ACI-NA). This lifetime achievement award was received during the Airport Marketing, Communications, and Customer Experience Awards ceremony, part of ACI-NA’s Marketing and Communications annual conference… Read More

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Oakland Airport to host 2023 Air Service World Congress Event

Oakland, Calif. – October 26, 2022: Oakland International Airport is excited to announce that Air Service World Congress 2023 will take place in the San Francisco Bay Area and hosted by OAK from July 17-19, 2023! Oakland International is the main airport for the greater East Bay, the most populated area in the metropolitan San Francisco Bay… Read More

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OAK surpasses 1 million passengers again in September

Oakland, Calif. – October 25, 2022: In September of 2022, Oakland International Airport saw over one million passengers for the fourth month in a row. Additionally, passenger totals reached 90.1 percent of 2019 levels.   “Passenger traffic at OAK continues to build, and we appreciate everyone that chose to Fly the East Bay Way this past Summer,” says Bryant… Read More

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OAK surpasses 1 million passengers once again in August 2022

Oakland, Calif. – October 4, 2022: In August of 2022, Oakland International Airport saw over one million total passengers for the third month in a row. Additionally, passenger totals reached 91.4 percent of 2019 levels. This is the highest percent return seen so far at OAK since the start of the pandemic.  “The traffic OAK has experienced… Read More

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Oakland Airport completes $30 million taxiway rehabilitation project

Oakland, Calif. – September 28, 2022: On Wednesday morning, Oakland International Airport hosted a press event to showcase its now-complete $30 million Taxiway Victor and Bravo Rehabilitation Project. The newly repaved taxiways will serve nearly all flight operations at the airport for the next 10-15 years, as these taxiways provide critical access to the airport’s primary runway. “The… Read More

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Busy Labor Day weekend expected at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – September 1, 2022: Oakland International Airport is prepared for what is expected to be a busy Labor Day weekend as the summer travel season wraps up. OAK estimates that nearly 225,000 passengers will arrive at and depart from the airport between Thursday, September 1st, and Tuesday, September 6th. Friday and Monday will likely be the… Read More

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OAK exceeds 1 million passengers for second consecutive month

Oakland, Calif. – August 31, 2022: In July 2022, Oakland International Airport saw its second consecutive month of total passenger traffic exceeding one million. Passenger traffic in July was higher than June, with a month-to-month increase of over 5.5 percent. Additionally, passenger totals reached 90.7 percent of 2019 levels. This is the highest percent return seen since… Read More

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