Being equidistant from both coasts at the junction of three of the nation’s major interstate arteries, Oklahoma City’s location ensures easy travel and transportation to anywhere in the United States. Oklahoma City is the capital of the state where the Southwest, South and Midwest collide. All those cultural influences combine to make Greater Oklahoma City a unique place in both its location and its people.
Two of the nation’s most important highways, Interstate 40 and Interstate 35, meet in downtown Oklahoma City. The intersection of these major highways, along with the nearly 13,000 miles of streets in the city, secures Oklahoma City’s status as the crossroads of America. Plus, among the nation’s 52 largest cities, the U.S. Census Bureau recently clocked Oklahoma City’s commutes the third-lowest in the country!
Oklahoma City also offers plentiful and easy air service. Just a 15-minute drive from the Innovation District, Will Rogers World Airport is the primary commercial airport for Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas. Seven major carriers serve the airport (Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines) and provide non-stop service to 30 airports, ensuring it’s easy to get where you’re going.
Getting around the Innovation District and downtown is easy. If you’re not on the streetcar, foot or bike, but in your car, rest-assured parking is plentiful and rarely hard to find!
Pedestrians in the urban core to have a quick way explore the businesses, restaurants, and shops along the two streetcar loops serving Bricktown, City Center, Automobile Alley, Midtown and Arts District areas. Getting around now is even easier!
Oklahoma City’s airport continues to grow with several recent announcements of nonstop flights, including a new connection to the nation’s capital. Southwest Airlines announced that it will be expanding its Oklahoma City service with a new nonstop flight to Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) from Will Rogers World Airport beginning Nov. 4, 2018.
Experience downtown Oklahoma City with unforgettable bike tours and rentals, offering insight into the unique history, art, architecture, craft beer and local food with Ride OKC. Ride OKC will show you We hope to show you unexpected hidden gems and have a pint with you enjoy at one of our award-winning breweries.
EMBARK (formerly Metro Transit) provides bus, ferry transit and downtown parking solutions in the Oklahoma City metro area. Our transportation options connect people with their community, while easing traffic congestion and reducing air pollution.