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Port of Oakland awarded $10 million to modernize restrooms at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif.–February 22, 2024: Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that the Port of Oakland, which operates Oakland International Airport (OAK), will be granted $10 million in project funding. The funds will be used for Phase 1 of the airport’s forthcoming Terminal Restroom Renovation Program, which will modernize OAK’s restrooms and add both… Read More

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Oakland Airport will show puppy love to passengers this Valentine’s Day

Oakland, Calif. – February 13, 2024: Oakland International Airport (OAK) is showing love to passengers in a few different ways this Valentine’s Day. OAK will host a special visit from Valley Humane Society’s Canine Comfort Pet-Assisted Therapy team on February 14. Five dogs, decked out in Valentine’s Day outfits, will participate along with their volunteer owners to… Read More

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Oakland Airport completes phase 1 of taxiway rehabilitation project

Oakland, Calif. – February 9, 2024: Oakland International Airport (OAK) has completed phase 1 of its Taxiway W Rehabilitation project, a multi-year phased approach to improving one of the most critical taxiways at OAK. Phase 1 rehabilitated approximately 1,900 feet of Taxiway W, the primary departure route for nearly all operations at OAK’s primary runway…. Read More

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Port, Oakland Chamber host sold-out environmental symposium

Oakland, Calif. – February 8, 2024: The Port of Oakland in partnership with the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce held the first-ever Oakland environmental symposium yesterday. The event brought together maritime, aviation, commercial real estate, environmental, business, government and community leaders to collaborate on innovative zero-emissions solutions.  “We are dedicated to growing green businesses and creating green-collar jobs… Read More

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Oakland Airport renews advertising agreement with Oakland Roots Sports Club

Oakland, Calif. – February 6, 2024: Oakland International Airport (OAK) has announced the renewal of its advertisement agreement with Oakland Roots Sports Club for the professional soccer team’s 2024 season. This will be the second year that OAK will hold the designation as the Official Airport of Oakland Roots. “We’re very pleased to renew our advertising agreement with… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports 11.2 million passengers in 2023

Oakland, Calif. – January 29, 2024: Oakland International Airport (OAK) reports over 11.2 million total passengers served in 2023, an increase of 0.8 percent compared to 2022. OAK’s cargo totals surpassed 1.1 billion pounds, a decrease of 11.8 percent from 2022. In 2023, OAK focused on customer experience improvements including new passenger concession openings, new airline announcements,… Read More

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Port of Oakland launches 2024 Summer College Internship Program

Oakland, Calif. – January 11, 2024: The Port of Oakland is recruiting highly-motivated full-time college students for its 2024 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants can apply for paid internships in 18 professional fields at the Port, including in Aviation, Communications, Engineering, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Maritime, Planning &… Read More

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New furniture greets Terminal 1 passengers at Oakland Airport

Oakland, Calif. – December 14, 2023: Oakland International Airport (OAK) is giving its facilities a refresh with newly installed gate furniture for Terminal 1 passengers just in time for the winter holiday travel season. This improvement comes on the heels of the airport’s recent Terminal 1 Carpet Replacement Project, which also contributes to the facility’s sleek… Read More

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Avianca Airlines launches at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – December 12, 2023: Last night, Star Alliance carrier Avianca Airlines launched its inaugural service at Oakland International Airport (OAK). A ribbon cutting celebration for the new carrier was held at the gate ahead of the first departure to San Salvador, where passengers were treated with complimentary cookies.  Click here to view and download photos… Read More

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Oakland International Airport projects over half a million passengers for December holidays

Oakland, Calif. – December 7, 2023: Oakland International Airport (OAK) projects that over 500,000 passengers will pass through the airport for the December holiday travel period from Friday, December 15th through Monday, January 1st. According to airline schedules and past TSA (Transportation Security Administration) throughput statistics, the busiest day for travel is expected to be Friday,… Read More

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