Oakland Airport

Geoffrey McGann (Santa Rita Jail)

Oakland Airport Passenger Arrested After Watch Creates Bomb Scare

A Southern California man was arrested Thursday evening at Oakland International Airport after airport security found him wearing a watch that looked like a timing device for an explosive, according to an Alameda County sheriff’s spokesman.


Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

United Airlines Ending Service From Oakland Airport

United Airlines will end 75 years of service at Oakland International Airport in June, airport and airline officials said Monday.


Police Car, light, siren, generic

Pedestrian Hit & Killed By Vehicle Near Oakland Airport

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle near Oakland International Airport early Monday morning, police said.


BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Wanted For Assault At Coliseum BART Station

A woman was assaulted during a confrontation with fellow BART passengers while getting on a train at the Coliseum/Oakland Airport station Tuesday morning, a BART police spokeswoman said.


Artist rendition of the BART Oakland Airport Connector. (BART)

Construction Begins On BART Oakland Airport Connector

Construction is underway on the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s extension to Oakland International Airport though criticism of the project’s $500 million price tag and potential to create jobs continues.


The bomb squad investigates a suspicious package at Oakland Airport. (CBS)

Suspicious Package At Oakland Airport Deemed Safe

A suspicious item shut down a security checkpoint at Oakland International Airport Friday morning, but bomb squad investigators determined there was no threat, according to airport officials.

CBS San Francisco–08/12/2011

Artist rendering of the Oakland Control Tower (Oakland International airport website)

Oakland Airport Construction Workers Could Return Soon To Job Site

With the end of the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration last week, work is expected to resume on hundreds of airport construction projects across the country, including a new control tower at Oakland International Airport.


Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Private Jet Makes Emergency Landing At Oakland Airport

A private jet made an emergency landing at Oakland International Airport this morning, an airport spokeswoman said.

CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011

Image from body scanner at Manchester Airport, Manchester, England (AP)

Oakland Airport Brings In Extra Inspectors For Thanksgiving Travel

Oakland Airport is the last of the Bay Area hubs to install full body scanners.


Mexican artifact seized at Oakland International Airport earlier this year. Experts say the figurine was made during the Pre-Columbian era, meaning it is at least 500 years old.

Stolen Artifact Seized At Oakland Airport Returned To Mexico

A gathering occurred in San Francisco Tuesday to celebrate the repatriation of a pre-Columbian figurine seized from a passenger at Oakland International Airport earlier this year.

CBS San Francisco–11/23/2010