During inclement weather conditions or when the wind direction in the Bay Area is from the southeast the Oakland International Airport may operate in the Southeast Plan, a reverse air traffic flow which may cause abnormal aircraft noise events.

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2023 Fleet Week Operations at Oakland International Airport

Fleet Week 2023: Oct. 1-9OAK will serve as the temporary home to most of the Air Show performers:Blue Angelsother military aircraftaerobatic aircraftDescription of General ActivityDuring 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 immediately north and east of the [...]

September 20, 2023|Categories: Community Info|

Taxiway W Rehabilitation Project

Taxiway W is one of the most used taxiways at the airport. Inspections performed as a part of the Airport Pavement Management System (APMS) identified Taxiway W as a top priority for rehabilitation and the Phase 1 section identified in the project map as the most critical. The rehabilitation of Taxiway W is anticipated to be completed in phases over the next two years. The Taxiway W Rehabilitation Project will repave the existing taxiway and upgrade in-pavement guidance lights. The project scope includes pavement and lighting work on Taxiway Whiskey (W), lighting work on Taxiway Uniform (U), and temporary [...]

July 5, 2023|Categories: Community Info|

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 [...]

February 7, 2023|Categories: 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 [...]

September 19, 2022|Categories: 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 [...]

August 15, 2022|Categories: Community Info|

Polite Pilots Make Progress on Noise Abatement in Last Quarter

2,948. 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 95 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 of [...]

March 22, 2022|Categories: Community Info, Pilot Info|
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