OAKLAND -- Fleet week descends on the East Bay by sea and air later this week, and the Oakland International Airport is warning of extra noise from all those high-flying, thrill-seeking jets and biplanes practicing and performing starting Thursday through Sunday.

The Blue Angels practice sessions are scheduled on October 4th and 5th from 12:30 to 5 p.m., weather permitting. The Fleet Week air show will commence Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. each day, weather permitting.

Aircraft noise complaints can be directed to the Fleet Week Info Line at 650-599-5057, or the Oakland International Airport's Noise Hotline at 510-563-6463.

-- Cecily Burt, Staff




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