1.2 MILLION PASSENGERS AT OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL IN JUNE
Airport Closes Fiscal Year with 6.1% Year-Over-Year Increase
Oakland, CA: (August 1, 2018) – Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today released June traffic reports, which reveal that total passenger activity at the airport increased 2.9% – from 1,218,265 in June 2017 to 1,253,329 in June this year. The fiscal year concluded in June for the Airport with 13,356,803 passengers, up 6.1% from 12,593,371 in FY2017.
For the current calendar year, OAK is 4.6% ahead of last year’s pace. Looking back at the previous two years, June 2018 is 12.6% above June 2016.
Port of Oakland Director of Aviation, Bryant L. Francis notes, “We are pleased to see the ever-expanding roster of destinations continue to foster increased passenger traffic at OAK. This growth represents the popularity of our airport and air service, as greater numbers of travelers consistently choose to fly the East Bay way.”
International traffic volume increased from 81,787 in June 2017 to 103,159 this June, a 47% increase.
About Oakland International Airport
Oakland International is the fourth busiest airport in California and second busiest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Serving over 13 million travelers annually, OAK is the closest airport to the region’s top business and tourism venues. It is also the closest airport for most local residents.
Oakland’s air service roster to over 60 nonstop destinations is offered on 14 different airline brands – seven of which operate with OAK as their sole gateway into the San Francisco Bay region.
The vision of Oakland International Airport is to offer customers a world-class experience and be the airport of choice for Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by The Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of waterfront. 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.
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