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What are some specific benefits of locating a business in Oklahoma?
<b>Major U.S. Cities</b>
Equidistant between New York, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Canada, Oklahoma provides convenient access to all the major cities in the U.S.
<b>Southwest Region of the U.S.</b>
Oklahoma is a prime location to serve manufacturing and distribution facilities in the Southwest and surrounding markets.
Being centrally located in the United States and in the heart of the Nafta corridor, Oklahoma has equal access to markets in Canada and Mexico.
With two international airports and other commercial airports in major cities, Oklahoma can meet your needs for air passenger service and distribution. Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport and Tulsa's International Airport let you send or receive cargo to and from any point in the world. Over a dozen major air and cargo carriers serve Oklahoma.
The McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System is the nation's most inland all weather seaport, linking Oklahoma to major U.S. markets along the Mississippi River and the ports. This commercially navigable 445-mile waterway, which enters the Mississippi River at river mile 599 above New Orleans, provides for barge shipping over 10 million tons per year. Two publicly developed Oklahoma ports at Catoosa and Muskogee are on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.
Railroads in Oklahoma continue to be a vital resource for the growing manufacturing, merchandising and distribution economy in our state. 14 rail carriers serve a large portion of the state support transportation system.
Oklahoma is America's trucking hub, offering same day delivery to over 75 million people and overnight delivery to 94% of the nation. I-35 runs north and south, I-40 travels east and west and I-44 reaches the industrial northeast. Hundreds of distribution firms take advantage of Oklahoma's One-Stop fleet registration system.