Oakland International Airport (OAK)
(Oakland, California - CA, USA)
A busy facility serving the San Francisco Bay area of California, Oakland International Airport (OAK) is located just 12 miles / 19 km to the southeast of Oakland city center. The airport is also close to Alameda, San Leandro and San Lorenzo, and handles numerous daily flights to US cities, as well as a smaller number of flights to Mexico.
Oakland Airport sees in excess of nine million passengers per year and regularly appears on America's top 30 airports in terms of overall passenger numbers. A current expansion plan costing in excess of one billion dollars is nearing completion and includes adding further gateways and improving passenger amenities. Oakland International Airport is known for being an important center for the Texan-based Southwest Airlines, amongst other budget carriers.
Bus services operated by AC Transit run from the airport to downtown Oakland, while other ground transport options include hire cars, AirBART shuttles, hotel shuttles, taxis, limousines and the BART rail network (Bay Area Rapid Transit Authority). Oakland Airport is also close to Daly City, Fremont, San Mateo, San Jose, Sunnyvale and San Francisco itself, which can be reached along the US-80 Bay Bridge.
About Oakland Tourism
Located within the Alameda County and state of California, Oakland is a major city and lies on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay. Each year, Oakland Airport (OAK) consistently attracts large numbers of visitors for both business and leisure purposes.
The city offers a range of attractions, among which the most notable are the Oakland Museum of California, Children's Fairyland and McAfee Coliseum, the waterfront Lake Merrit, Jack London Square, Chinatown and the Art Deco Paramount Theater. Knowland State Park Arboretum is home of the Oakland Zoo, a major draw card attracting visitors with interests in both plant and animal life. Similarly, the William Joseph McInnes Botanic Gardens and Campus Arboretum are also good places to check out, with the gardens boasting some interesting flora.
Oakland International Airport (OAK):|
|Address: 1 Airport Drive, Oakland, California (CA), 94621, USA|
|Airport Code: OAK
Tel: +1 510 563 3300
Fax: +1 510 430 9392