Greater Oklahoma City is in the geographic center of North America equidistant from the east and west coasts and major trade partners of Canada and Mexico. The ten county region is at the crossroads of the U.S., sitting at the heart of three major national highways on the NAFTA corridor.
There's a reason Greater Oklahoma City is such a great place for business: Location. The ten county region is positioned within a day's drive of the rapidly-growing south-central region (OK, TX, AR, LA) projected to grow more than 44% during the next 25 years.
Whether you’re looking to penetrate the North American market for the first time or want to expand your existing continental operations, no other location offers the low-cost, business-friendly market access and distribution advantages that Oklahoma City provides.
International cargo or shipping concerns? Air freight reliability at Oklahoma City’s Will Rogers World Airport is unparalleled as a result of Oklahoma’s climate, which averages 360 “good weather” flying days annually. The airport is also a designated Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) with the availability of general purpose warehouses and a U.S. Customs Port of Entry office.
Oklahoma City is also within 90 minutes of the nation’s most inland all-weather port (Port of Catoosa) and 1-day truck access to the ports of Houston and New Orleans. The Port of Catoosa is at the head of the 450-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, linking to the Mississippi and ports of the world.
A Team of Your Own - the Greater Oklahoma City Partnership offers a multitalented team of state and local economic development specialists to be assigned to your project. These specialists will work together to meet your specifications - delivering rapid response times and optimizing your new Greater Oklahoma City location. Contact us today!
Information Services - We will provide that data you need, and we'll provide it in the form you prefer - via email, secured Web site, fax or expedited delivery. We'll not only provide you with data on our region, but also comparative data on 45 other North American cities. These valuable demographic and operating cost comparisons will provide valuable insight on Greater Oklahoma City's advantages. Click here to go there now.
Web-Based Property Locator - This one-stop, web-based business portal gathers economic, planning, utility, geographic and demographic information into one dynamic resource. Available sites from throughout the region are entered and updated on an ongoing basis. Click here to go there now.
For more information on Oklahoma City and your opportunity to take advantage of our low cost of business, easy & strategic North American market penetration and distribution location, award-winning workforce and high quality of life, contact:
Director Business Development