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Two Port of Oakland Commissioners get new 4-year terms

Oakland, Calif. – Oct. 4, 2017:  Port of Oakland Commissioners Michael Colbruno and Earl Hamlin have been given new 4-year terms by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.  The Mayor re-nominated both men to the Board of Port Commissioners last week.  They were officially re-appointed by Oakland’s City Council last night. Mr. Colbruno and Mr. Hamlin are… Read More

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Oakland Airport reports 10.5 percent increase in August passengers

Oakland, CA:  (September 29, 2017) – Officials at Oakland International Airport released August traffic reports today, revealing 10.5 percent passenger growth over August 2016. Total passengers increased from 1,110,385 in August 2016, to 1,226,648 this year.  The increase was supported by 5.3 percent more flight operations and 7.3 percent more seats.  Passenger traffic for the last 12 months increased 9.1 percent over the prior year. Marking the 45th consecutive… Read More

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Fleet Week 2017 takes off from Oakland International Airport

Oakland, CA – (September 27, 2017):  Oakland International Airport (OAK) will welcome the Blue Angels back to Oakland over the weekend as its base for Fleet Week 2017.  It is the fourth straight year the precision Navy fliers will make Oakland their home on the road. The Fleet Week air show takes to the skies above… Read More

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Oakland International reopens main runway on schedule following overlay

Oakland, CA – (September 26, 2017): The main commercial air carrier runway at Oakland International Airport (OAK) has re-opened following two full weeks of around-the-clock construction. The $67 million project replaced 8,300 feet of asphalt to provide a new operating surface for aircraft. [For B-roll of construction and the first flight operations on the new runway, CLICK HERE.] As Runway 12-30 is typically in service 24-hours per day, Port of Oakland staff… Read More

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