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OAK Soars, Leading Bay Area Air Travel Recovery – 99 percent of flights completed over Memorial Day weekend

Oakland, Calif. – June 2, 2022: Oakland International Airport experienced a busy Memorial Day weekend this year, with departing passengers reaching 92% percent of pre-pandemic 2019 totals for the same holiday period. According to published security checkpoint throughput volume and as forecasted, the busiest travel days were Friday and Monday. On Monday, passenger throughput reached 92% of… Read More

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Memorial Day weekend starts peak summer travel and OAK is ready

Oakland, Calif. – May 25, 2022:  Oakland International Airport (OAK) is prepared for a busy Memorial Day weekend as the busy summer travel season kicks off. OAK estimates that nearly 137,000 passengers will arrive at and depart from the airport between Friday, May 27th, and Monday, May 30th. Friday and Monday will likely be the busiest days… Read More

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OAK Airport completes Phase 1 of its $30 million Flood Hazard Protection Project

Oakland, Calif. – May 24, 2022: The $30 million Airport Perimeter Dike Improvement Project Phase 1 is now complete at Oakland International Airport, which will provide protection against flooding and sea level rise at the airport for the next 30-35 years. The Airport Perimeter Dike (APD) provides flood and shoreline protection for Oakland International Airport. It is… Read More

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National AIDS Memorial installs three new displays at OAK to remember lives lost to HIV/AIDS

Oakland, Calif. – April 21, 2022: The National AIDS Memorial has completed the last of three displays currently being shown at Oakland International Airport in Terminal 2. The three displays provide airport visitors with interesting and engaging information about the AIDS Memorial Quilt, created 35 years ago, to honor and remember lives lost to HIV/AIDS…. Read More

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OAK presents the Oakland California Corridor Challenge

Oakland, Calif. – April 8, 2022: Oakland International Airport signals that intrastate flights within California are back in full force by hosting a unique Oakland California Corridor Challenge (#OAKCCC). Noted travel experts Henry Harteveldt of Atmosphere Research and Brett Snyder, renowned as the Cranky Flier, will take to the skies in the Golden State on… Read More

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