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Weekend repaving of SFO Rwy 28L causing UA delays?

Weekend repaving of SFO Rwy 28L causing UA delays?

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28L-10R Runway Overlay

Runway Closures Associated with SFO Runway Construction Begin April 7

Friday, May 12th at 11:59pm PDT through Sunday, May 14th at 12:00noon PDT
Friday, May 19th at 11:00pm PDT through Monday, May 22nd at 8:00am PDT
Friday, May 26th at 6:00pm PDT through Monday, May 29th at 12:00noon PDT
Friday, June 2nd at 6:00pm PDT through Monday, June 5th at 12:00noon PDT

https://www.flysfo.com/media/press-r...number-weekend
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Old Apr 24, 17, 8:10 pm
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Originally Posted by tom911 View Post
Does UA have any operations at OAK these days?
sadly, no. I miss that operation - the CSR's there were incredibly friendly, especially the one who, on occasion, donned a name tag titled "mud."
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Old Apr 24, 17, 8:11 pm
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Originally Posted by tom911 View Post

Does UA have any operations at OAK these days?
No. They could revive their SFO-SJC bus line
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Old Apr 24, 17, 8:29 pm
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Worst thing about SFO is the loop road going T1->2->3. Nowadays, I have to budget an extra 10-15 mins to drive a couple hundred yards because of how jammed it's gotten, since both arriving and departing Ubers/Lyfts come to the departures level. (I fly ex-SFO on Thursday nights and Friday mornings.)
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Old Apr 24, 17, 8:30 pm
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Originally Posted by UA_Flyer View Post
Are these construction related delays only take place on weekend or are they impacted everyday for the next 7 weeks?
6pm Friday until noon on Monday.
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Old Apr 24, 17, 8:35 pm
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Originally Posted by UA_Flyer View Post
Are these construction related delays only take place on weekend or are they impacted everyday for the next 7 weeks?

I will think about not connecting via SFO if this gets worse!
Nope, just 1800 Friday to 1200 Monday.
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Old Apr 24, 17, 8:50 pm
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Good news though, no runway construction Memorial Day Weekend!

https://www.flysfo.com/media/press-r...ate-runway-28l
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Old Apr 24, 17, 8:53 pm
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Originally Posted by sfo789 View Post
Worst thing about SFO is the loop road going T1->2->3. Nowadays, I have to budget an extra 10-15 mins to drive a couple hundred yards because of how jammed it's gotten, since both arriving and departing Ubers/Lyfts come to the departures level. (I fly ex-SFO on Thursday nights and Friday mornings.)
There's an eternal jam now because of the construction area at the beginning of T1 - the roadway is closed next to the terminal building until further down. If I were in a rush trying to get to T3, I'd get dropped off at the far end of International and walk a few minutes.
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Old Apr 24, 17, 9:49 pm
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Originally Posted by Eastbay1K View Post
There's an eternal jam now because of the construction area at the beginning of T1 - the roadway is closed next to the terminal building until further down. If I were in a rush trying to get to T3, I'd get dropped off at the far end of International and walk a few minutes.
These days, I either park in short term (even if it's for a few days), or if I'm taking Uber to the airport I pay the driver to detour thru the short term garage and drop me off in there. It's worth a few dollars for the minimum parking charge to avoid the traffic jam on the loop road.

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Old Apr 24, 17, 9:53 pm
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Originally Posted by bpratt View Post
These days, I either park in short term (even if it's for a few days), or if I'm taking Uber to the airport I pay the driver to detour thru the short term garage and drop me off in there. It's worth a few dollars for the minimum parking charge to avoid the traffic jam on the loop road.
You can avoid all that by taking the cut-off to International and parking in G Garage. I like that garage best anyways, though it's now rather a long walk to Premier check-in.
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Old Apr 24, 17, 10:18 pm
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
You can avoid all that by taking the cut-off to International and parking in G Garage. I like that garage best anyways, though it's now rather a long walk to Premier check-in.
Thats exactly where I always park, level 8 and then take the Airtrain to T3.
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Old Apr 24, 17, 10:44 pm
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Thats exactly where I always park, level 8 and then take the Airtrain to T3.
Ditto. Dropoff=Intl. Park=G Garage/Lvl 8

I've always loved G, but there's no way I'll deal with the loop when being dropped off until construction is done, which is somewhere around 2022...
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Old Apr 25, 17, 6:01 am
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This past Saturday on our DCA to SFO flight, we were asked to do a ground stop at dca and were sitting on the apron for 50 mins due to runway construction at sfo.
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Old Apr 25, 17, 9:59 am
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Originally Posted by tom911 View Post
7 more weekends to go. Alaska rerouted some flights to OAK yesterday. I saw one post where they sent out a text message 7 hours ahead, so passengers had plenty of time to get over there. They also ran a shuttle bus from SFO.

Does UA have any operations at OAK these days?
Alaska regularly reroutes traffic to OAK or SJC on 3+ hour delay days at SFO. I'm not aware of any other carriers that do that though; Southwest certainly might, given the large operations at both airports.
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Old Apr 25, 17, 10:07 am
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Originally Posted by ucdtim17 View Post
Alaska regularly reroutes traffic to OAK or SJC on 3+ hour delay days at SFO. I'm not aware of any other carriers that do that though; Southwest certainly might, given the large operations at both airports.
Oh how I wish UA rerouted 1 or 2 flights to SJC. Especially the delay prone LAX-SFO route. Considering almost flying Alaska out of SJC.
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Old Apr 25, 17, 10:17 am
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
You can avoid all that by taking the cut-off to International and parking in G Garage. I like that garage best anyways, though it's now rather a long walk to Premier check-in.
Short-term parking doesn't require the use of the loop, though. What's the benefit to G when parking?

G used to be a bargain when it first opened, but not so much anymore.
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