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Polite Pilots Make Progress on Noise Abatement in Third Quarter

2,326. That is the number of times that corporate pilots taxied to Runway 30 and followed noise abatement procedures during takeoff at OAK last quarter. That’s a 94 percent compliance rate. So, we want to say thanks to every polite pilot who made the extra effort to be a good neighbor this last quarter. That small effort to use Runway 30 makes a huge difference for families and community members who make their home at the end of Runway 10. We track our progress every quarter to see how successful we are and gauge the progress we are making. Each [...]

2023-02-08T13:57:45-08:00February 7, 2023|Community Info, Pilot Info|

2022 Fleet Week Operations at Oakland International Airport

Fleet Week 2022: Oct. 2-10 OAK will serve as the temporary home to most of the Air Show performers: Blue Angels other military aircraft aerobatic aircraft Description of General Activity During Fleet Week, Blue Angel operations are anticipated off the North Field during many of the times listed below, and residents off the departure end of Runways 28L/28R will experience an increased level of noise. On arrival, Blue Angel aircraft typically perform a “carrier break,” which generally brings the aircraft overhead of the airfield, after which time they will initiate a descending 270 degree right turn towards the runway. Residents [...]

2022-10-05T16:26:27-07:00September 19, 2022|Community Info|

OAK launches updated Fly Quiet OAK website

After many months of hard work and dedication from the Freshtracks team, OAK is pleased to announce the launch of our updated website! Our primary goal during the redesign process was to create a more valuable, user-centric and responsive resource across all platforms and devices. Specifically, we wanted to focus on making it easier for our users to learn and locate valuable information about our noise abatement program for their particular concerns not only at their desk but on mobile devices. We have reorganized information into Noise Control Measures and Fly Quiet Procedures.  Whsipertrack banner highlighted to add value and [...]

2023-10-03T08:46:50-07:00August 15, 2022|Community Info|
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