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Oklahoma City Airport

Will Rogers World Airport (OKC)

Overview

Visitors to the home of cowboys and Stetsons generally fly in to Will Rogers World Airport, which is a short drive from downtown Oklahoma City. Will Rogers World Airport is the busiest airport in Oklahoma and serves over three million passengers each year.

Booking flights to Will Rogers World Airport is relatively easy as most popular airlines within the United States offer fights or flight connections to Oklahoma City. The airport is fortuitously named after a popular local comedian and cowboy - perhaps this is why most passengers using the airport leave smiling.

Location

The airport is located five miles (8km) southwest of Oklahoma City, on Terminal Drive.

Getting to the city

Oklahoma City Metro Transit provides bus service to downtown Oklahoma City on weekdays. The bus stop is located at Transportation Plaza, which is accessed from the baggage claim level of the terminal. Rates and schedules are available from the Information Booth. The Jefferson Bus Company provides daily scheduled intercity service to Lawton, Chickasha, Wichita Falls, and Fort Worth. Buses depart the airport terminal in the early afternoon. Shuttle service is offered by several area hotels, but reservations must be made in advance.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 405 680 3200.

Car rental

Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Alamo, and Thrifty offer on-site service.

Airport Taxis

Taxis queue at Transportation Plaza, accessible from baggage claim. The average fare from the airport to the downtown area of Oklahoma City is $26.

Facilities

Facilities at the airport include retail shops, restaurants and bars, several ATMs, charging ports, pet relief area, an information centre, meeting rooms, and shoe-shine service. Business services including fax, photocopying, and notary are available from the administrative office.

Parking

Drivers are spoilt for choice when it comes to parking options at Will Rogers World Airport. Hourly parking is close to the terminal and the first 60 minutes are free; it costs $1 per hour thereafter. Long-term parking in the parking garage costs $7 per day, while options as cheap as $4 per day are available slightly further from the terminal.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.flyokc.com

Airlines

Flights to Will Rogers World Airport can be booked on a number of North American carriers including United, Frontier, Continental, Southwest, American Airlines and Delta.

Internet

Boingo provides wi-fi access via hotspots located within the terminal. The first 20 minutes are free, and passengers can pay $7.95 for more browsing time.

Business Lounges

Business travellers will be pleased to know that conference facilities and meeting rooms are available at Will Rogers World Airport. Business services on offer include a notary service, faxing and photocopying facilities.


Oklahoma City Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.