Oakland International Airport announces advertising partnership with Oakland Roots Sports Club

Oakland, Calif. – April 3, 2023 – Oakland International Airport announced a year-long, multi-media advertising partnership with Oakland Roots Sports Club. The partnership includes the designation of the San Francisco East Bay airport as the Official Airport of Oakland Roots SC.

The 2023 season long partnership also includes in game venue branded signs, introduction of a re-branded Mosaic + section as the I FLY OAK Mosaic + section, on-line digital features and the globally recognized “I Fly OAK” logo emblazoned on the shoulder of the official 2023 Oakland Roots jerseys.

“We could not be more thrilled to partner with the Oakland International Airport,” said Oakland Roots SC Chief Revenue Officer, Steven Powell. “We look to partner with organizations who represent our city with great professionalism and standards like OAK. The service and convenience they provide to our region is unmatched.”

The airport will leverage the advertising program to promote to fans of Oakland Roots SC and visitors, the convenience and reliability of the airport which is located closest to most of SF Bay Area residents, employers, and tourism venues. The program will also create awareness of an ever-growing list of destinations including the recently added flights to New York/Newark, Philadelphia, Dallas-Fort Worth, Baltimore/Washington DC, and San Salvador.

“Oakland Roots is a purpose-driven team that seeks to harness the magic of Oakland and leverage the power of sports as a social force for good.” said Port of Oakland Aviation Director, Bryant L. Francis, adding “In addition to promoting the flights and services available at OAK, we find that this advertising partnership aligns with the Port of Oakland’s core values. We look forward to an exciting season.”

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 84,000 jobs in the region with more than a $130 billion economic impact.

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