Courtesy never goes out of style. Polite pilots always follow “fly quiet” procedures when departing OAK because they know it makes a big difference to their neighbors — whether it is a mom or dad putting kids to bed before an important school day or a local teacher or firefighter recovering from a long day at work. This small gesture of using the south runway is what polite pilots do to be good neighbors.
Polite Pilots Fly Quiet
The Oakland International Airport will be closing Runway 12-30 for an extended period for scheduled rubber removal. Runway 12-30 will be closed during the following period.
Sunday, October 4th through Monday, October 5th between 10:30 P.M. and 6:00 A.M.
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.
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