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OAK Airport reports steady passenger levels for November 2021

Oakland, Calif. – January 12, 2022: In November 2021, passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) reached 76.9% of pre-pandemic levels. Air cargo at Oakland International Airport was up 2.3 percent compared to November 2020. November 2021 Passenger and Cargo Statistics Oakland International Airport saw 820,305 total passengers in November 2021. This represents a 76.9 percent return… Read More

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OAK receives $15.4 million from federal infrastructure bill

Oakland, Calif. – December 30, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK) will receive $15.4 million from the Department of Transportation as part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed by Congress last month. These funds will be used for projects related to environmental sustainability, passenger amenities and security upgrades. OAK is working closely with Federal… Read More

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Port of Oakland names 13-year vet as new Port Attorney

Oakland, Calif. – December 21, 2021: A veteran lawyer involved in every major Port of Oakland project over the last 13 years has been named Port Attorney. The Port appointed Mary Richardson, effective December 31, 2021, to succeed Michele Heffes who’s retiring. This appointment was made during last Thursday’s regular Board meeting. Ms. Richardson, who… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports 8.3% increase in passengers for October 2021

Oakland, Calif. – December 17, 2021: Oakland International Airport, the second busiest airport in the San Francisco Bay Area, reports passenger and cargo traffic for October 2021. In October 2021, passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) increased 8.3 percent from what was reported for September 2021. Air cargo at Oakland International Airport was up 3.5 percent compared to October 2020.   October 2021 Passenger and Cargo Statistics    Oakland International Airport saw 825,833 total passengers in October 2021, up 8.3 percent… Read More

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Thanksgiving passenger totals at OAK more than double last year’s traffic

Oakland, Calif. – November 30, 2021: Oakland International Airport welcomed travelers for the Thanksgiving holiday last week, nearly reaching pre-pandemic passenger traffic levels based on reported security checkpoint throughput. For Thanksgiving 2021 (between Friday, November 19th and Sunday, November 28th), over 148,000 passengers departed from Oakland International Airport. This is over 2.5 times the number of passengers… Read More

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Oakland International Airport ready for a busy Thanksgiving travel period

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2021: Oakland International Airport expects nearly 170,000 passengers to travel through the airport during the 2021 Thanksgiving holiday period.  Between Wednesday, November 24th through Sunday November 28th, OAK anticipates hosting approximately twice as many travelers as it did during Thanksgiving weekend 2020. The weekend should reach approximately 80% of Thanksgiving 2019 passenger traffic, which was prior to the start of the pandemic.  “We are ready to welcome far more… Read More

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