Fleet Week 2022 is scheduled from Sunday, October 2nd through Monday, October 10th, 2022. Air show performers will include the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, and other military and general aviation performers who will be based and utilizing the North Field at Oakland International Airport.
Blue Angels will arrive on Sunday, October 2nd at 6:00 p.m. Media flights will be flown on Wednesday, October 5th from 10:00 a.m. thru 5:00 p.m. Practice sessions are scheduled on Thursday, October 6th at 1:00 pm. The Fleet Week air show is scheduled on October 7th to October 9th, starting at 10:00 am each day. The Blue Angels will depart on Monday, October 10th, 2022 between 9:00 – 10:00 am. All times are approximate and are subject to weather and other delays. During practice sessions and the air show demonstrations, airport neighbors will experience an unusual level of aircraft activity and noise. For the Blue Angels general schedule please visit the Latest News section on our website.
Aircraft noise concerns may be directed to the Oakland International Airport’s Noise Hotline at 510-563-6463.
Due to ongoing construction of portions of Taxiway Tango and Taxiway Uniform there will be an increased chance of business jet departures from the North Field through Monday, October 24, 2022.
Although the Port has constructed bypasses to help facilitate movement of aircraft in the South Field, the increased operational complexity of this temporary condition may cause air traffic control to depart some business jets from North Field. During this time, aircraft may overfly residential areas and residents may experience unusual aircraft noise.
The Port of Oakland apologizes in advance for any disturbances. Aircraft noise concerns may be directed to Noise Hotline at 510-563-6463.
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 [...]
One of the main noise abatement procedures that the OAK Noise Management Program focuses on is encouraging all corporate pilots to depart from Runway 30. But why? Why, when a runway sits right outside the corporate hangars, do pilots need to taxi over to Runway 30? Departing the North Field (Runways 28R/L and 33) puts aircraft directly over the Alameda community just as they are at full throttle during takeoff — the noisiest portion of their flight. With regular jet traffic departing overhead, the neighborhood would have noise impacts that are both disruptive in volume and nearly constant in [...]