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.
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.
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.
A private jet made an emergency landing at Oakland International Airport this morning, an airport spokeswoman said.
Oakland Airport is the last of the Bay Area hubs to install full body scanners.
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.
After nearly twenty years of planning, BART finally broke ground Wednesday on its Oakland Airport Connector project.