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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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Port of Oakland collaborates with West Oakland to create green jobs

Oakland, Calif. – September 26, 2022: The Port of Oakland has joined forces with the West Oakland Job Resource Center (WOJRC) to train workers for green jobs in the transportation and logistics industry. WOJRC received a $350,000 grant from the California Energy Commission’s Clean Transportation Program. The Port of Oakland supported WOJRC during the application… Read More

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Port of Oakland August volume drops 8 percent from August 2021

Oakland, Calif. – September 23, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s total loaded container volume dropped by 8% in August compared to August 2021. Last month 155,682 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers) transited the Port, compared to 169,602 TEUs in August 2021. Loaded imports declined by 10.2% recording 87,844 TEUs last month compared to 97,850 in August 2021…. Read More

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Port of Oakland A+ and A ratings affirmed by Moody’s

Oakland, Calif. – September 7, 2022: Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) has affirmed the Port of Oakland’s A1 senior lien and A2 intermediate lien credit ratings. The rating outlook assigned by Moody’s to both liens remains at Stable. “These ratings represent great dedication and professional excellence by our Port staff,” said Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan…. 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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Pasha Hawaii marks historic milestone as MV George III, the first LNG-powered containership to call the Bay Area, arrives at the Port of Oakland

Oakland, Calif. – August 31, 2022: Pasha Hawaii and the Port of Oakland today announced the inaugural call of the MV George III to the Oakland Seaport, the gateway for containerized ocean cargo shipments in Northern California. The George III is the first Liquefied Natural Gas (“LNG”) powered vessel to call Oakland. The 774-foot LNG-fueled… 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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OAK Celebrates Opening of New Restaurant and Coffee Shops

Oakland, Calif. – August 25, 2022: Oakland International Airport is celebrating the grand opening of three new airport concession locations including two Peet’s Coffee locations (Terminals One and Two) and Oakland Draft House (Terminal Two). The restaurants are operated by restaurateur SSP America, a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage… Read More

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