Fleet Week 2023 is scheduled from Sunday, Oct. 1 through Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023. 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 Angel #7 and the Crew Chief will arrive on Sunday evening, Oct. 1. The rest of the Blue Angel will arrive on Monday, Oct. 2. Media flights will be flown on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from approximately 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. Practice sessions are scheduled on Thursday, Oct. 5 starting at 1 p.m. The Fleet Week air show is scheduled on Oct. 6-8, starting at noon each day. The Blue Angels will depart on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at approximately 10 a.m. All times are approximate and are subject to weather and other delays. During these times, 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.
The Oakland International Airport will be closing Runway 12/30 for repair work to the center portion of the runway (runway’s centerline) each Monday, from Monday, Oct. 2 through Monday, Nov. 27 from 12:30 a.m. to 6 a.m.
If weather prevents work during one of the MMC’s, additional weeks will be needed.
The North Field runways will be used during this time for jet departures and landings. 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.
The Port of Oakland will be closing portions of Taxiway W at Oakland International Airport for pavement and lighting rehabilitation work. Portions of Taxiway W will be closed starting on Monday, July 10 until Monday, Oct. 2.
Closing portions of Taxiway W will restrict access to the main runway; please expect jet departures and arrivals on North Field. Aircraft may overfly residential areas and residents may experience unusual aircraft noise.