Website renaissance: new Airport technology takes off

Oakland, CA (July 29, 2016): Visitors to the Oakland International Airport website today will be welcomed by a brightly colored, interactive homepage. Today, the Airport announces that it has completely redesigned its website at The site’s bold new homepage features bright, scrolling graphics, clickable icons for all destinations reachable by OAK, and graphic tiles for travelers’ most requested information.

The Airport said the new website provides a cleaner design, better functionality, intuitive navigation, and coordinated branding with the Port of Oakland, which operates the Airport. “The Airport’s website upgrade provides visitors with an entirely new user experience,” said Port of Oakland Director of Aviation, Bryant L. Francis. “The new site allows the Airport to modernize its digital footprint while providing direct access into the range of information, opportunities, and activities happening at OAK.”

The home page features a social media quilt that provides an at-a-glance view of the Airport’s robust social media activity. With the Airport’s ongoing growth into international markets, the new site allows language translation to better serve its global customers. Other features include: Enhanced viewing on various devices (desktop, mobile phone, tablet), easier and more intuitive navigation, and cleaner and simplified graphical interface for the end user.

ABOUT OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Oakland International is the fourth busiest airport in California and second busiest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Serving over 11 million travelers each year, OAK is the closest airport to the region’s top tourism and entertainment venues. It is also the closest airport for most local residents. Beginning October 6th, OAK customers can fly nonstop to El Paso, Texas, bringing Oakland’s air service roster to over 50 destinations on 12 different airline brands – seven of which operate with OAK as their sole gateway into the San Francisco Bay region.

The vision of Oakland International Airport is to offer customers a world-class experience and be the airport of choice for Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by the Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. For up-to-the-minute departure and arrival information, airport maps, and details on shopping, dining, transportation, and more, visit Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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