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 […]

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 & […]

Economic Report: Port of Oakland generates nearly 100,000 local jobs

Oakland, Calif. – September 18, 2023:  According to an economic impact report released today, the Port of Oakland generates 98,345 local jobs. As the second largest job generator in Oakland and the fifth largest job generator in the region, the Port remains a critical source of economic opportunity and jobs in Northern California.  The Port […]

Port of Oakland commits to aggressive carbon reduction plan at airport

Oakland, Calif. – August 21, 2023: As part of the Port of Oakland’s road to zero emissions, the Port is developing an aggressive program to reduce carbon emissions at Oakland International Airport (OAK). OAK is owned and operated by the Port of Oakland. Airport Carbon Accreditation is an international program that requires its airport members to commit […]

Port of Oakland Commissioners confirm appointment of Interim Director of Aviation

Oakland, Calif. – July 28, 2023: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners passed a resolution confirming the appointment of Craig Simon as Interim Director of Aviation. “I am honored to serve in this aviation role at the Port of Oakland at such a pivotal time,” said Craig Simon, Port of Oakland Interim Director of Aviation. “We are […]

October was another busy month at OAK

Oakland, Calif. – November 29, 2022: In October of 2022, Oakland International Airport saw 1,042,454 passengers – marking the fifth month in a row of over one million total passengers. “Now five months of over 1 million passengers served, we expect to finish out the year strong,” says Bryant L. Francis, Director of Aviation at the […]

Delta Air Lines to fly new nonstop between Oakland and Detroit

Oakland, Calif. – October 4, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK) is pleased to announce that Delta Air Lines will begin new nonstop service between OAK and Detroit, MI (DTW) beginning April 20, 2022. Flights will operate once daily on the schedule shown below. Eastbound – Daily:      Depart OAK 11:50 PM – Arrive DTW 7:15 AM Westbound – Daily:     Depart […]

Summertime travel draws 1.3 million passengers to Oakland International Airport in July

Oakland, Calif.  – August 31, 2018: Oakland International Airport (OAK) said today that it served 1,318,052 passengers in July, a 6.8% increase over the prior year. The July percentage increase constitutes an additional 82,541 travelers at OAK compared to 1,235,511 passengers in July 2017. Port of Oakland Director of Aviation, Bryant L. Francis, said, “It is […]