Regional Profile

Major Employers

Easy access to markets and exceptional business climate are why innovative companies like these have operations in or around Skiatook.

 Employer Name
 Industry
 American Airlines
 Aerospace
 Macy's Distribution Center
 Distribution
 Nordam  Aerospace
 Whirpool Appliance Manufacturer
 John Zink
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Transportation
Businesses in Skiatook can take advantage of easy highway access to U.S. 75; short line access to three Class I railroads and the Tulsa Port Authority; and an international airport less than a half hour away.

Highways
  • U.S. Route 75, a major north/south route that runs from the Canadian border to the North Central Expressway in Dallas
  • I-44, which intersects with U.S. 75 in Tulsa
US Radius
Rail
  • South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad (SKOL), which has interchanges with BNSF, Kansas City Southern, and Union Pacific lines.
Rail Lines
Air
  • Tulsa International Airport-Served by nine major passenger airlines and four cargo lines.  Both American Airlines and Lufthansa have parts and maintenance facilities at Tulsa International, which is a 23-mile drive from Skiatook.
Ports
  • The Tulsa Port of Catoosa, on the Arkansas River, is one of America's major inland river ports.  The Arkansas is a major tributary of the Mississippi, offering access to shipping to ports worldwide.  An intermodal facility is also maintained by the port.
  • Port of Muskogee, an hour away from Skiatook, features railroad interchanges, staging and intermodal facilities, and access to domestic and international seaports.
Access to Markets
 Within about a 500-mile radius of the region, companies can access over 56 million people and major metro areas, including:
  • Dallas, TX
  • Houston, TX
  • Austin, TX
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Omaha, NE
Markets