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About the Port of Oakland



Government agency:

Independent department of the City of Oakland


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

Executive Director:

Chris Lytle

Revenue sources:

Lease rentals, parking fees and ground access, landing fees, terminal concessions, utility sales, federal/state grants

Business lines:

Commercial Real Estate


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


Growth with Care


With its stakeholders, the Port is developing a “2020 and Beyond Plan” to move Seaport operations to zero-emissions. Going forward, changes in equipment, operations, fuels and infrastructure will create new opportunities for cleaner air while growing the Port’s maritime business sustainably.



Annual operating revenue:

$381 million Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Jobs generated:

73,000 (Northern California)


530 Water St. Oakland, CA 94607

Oakland Seaport:

  • 1,300 acres
  • 6 marine terminals
  • 33 ship-to-shore cranes
  • More than 2.5 million TEUs annually
  • 20 shipping lines

Oakland International Airport:

  • More than 13 million passengers annually
  • 65 nonstop destinations
  • 14 airlines
  • 2,400 acres

Commercial Real Estate Holdings:

  • 837 acres
  • 100 tenants
  • 3.1 million visitors annually

About the Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport, and 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square. 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. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.