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About the Port of Oakland

Established:

1927

Government agency:

Independent department of the City of Oakland

Governance:

Seven Port Commissioners nominated by the Mayor and appointed by the City Council

Executive Director:

Danny Wan

Revenue sources:

Self-funded, occasional federal/state grant funding, no tax revenue

Major Business lines:

Aviation
Commercial Real Estate
Maritime

Mission:

We are stewards of public assets. We lead our seaport, airport and commercial real estate businesses in a fiscally sound and socially beneficial way.

Strategy:

Building for the next generation

Sustainability:

The Port of Oakland is committed to environmental sustainability and is on a road to zero emissions operations at the airport and seaport. The Port oversee miles of waterfront to support recreation, wetlands, wildlife and commerce.

Employees:

470

Annual operating revenue:

$408.7 million Fiscal Year 2023

Jobs generated:

98,345 (Northern California)

Headquarters:

530 Water St. Oakland, CA 94607

Oakland Seaport:

  • 1,300 acres
  • 4 marine terminals
  • 29 ship-to-shore cranes
  • 2.07 million TEUs annually
  • 15 shipping lines

Oakland International Airport:

  • 2,400 acres
  • 14 airlines
  • 48 nonstop destinations
  • More than 11 million passengers annually

Commercial Real Estate Holdings:

  • 850 acres
  • 100 tenants
  • 3 million visitors annually (pre-pandemic 2019)

About the Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland generates vital economic activity, community benefits and environmental innovation, as the Port decarbonizes its operations for a cleaner and greener future. Along with its partners, the Port supports 98,345 jobs in the region and $174 billion in annual economic activity. The Port oversees Oakland International Airport, the Oakland Seaport and nearly 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square and a publicly owned utility. The Port of Oakland is Everyone’s Port! Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook and Twitter, or with the Port on LinkedIn, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.

About Oakland International Airport

Oakland International is the main airport for the greater East Bay, the most populated area in the metropolitan San Francisco Bay area. It is the closest airport to most Bay Area employers. By roadway and BART air-rail, OAK enables excellent access to all of the region’s business, entertainment and tourism venues. The vision of Oakland International Airport is to be the airport of choice for San Francisco Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by the Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of East Bay waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 98,000 jobs in the region with more than a $174 billion in annual economic activity. Updates about current departure and arrival information, airport maps, and details about on-airport parking, shopping and dining and more, can be found at www.oaklandairport.com.