Transportation

About
  • Transportation 
  • Tonkawa is centrally located in Northern Oklahoma near the geographical center of the United State, granting easy access by nearly any method of transportation.
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  • Major Highways
  • Tonkawa is located at the intersection of I-35, Highway 60 and Highway 77. With two exits on I-35, the interstate connects Tonkawa to Oklahoma City and Dallas to the south and Wichita to the North. 
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  • Air Service
  • The Blackwell-Tonkawa Municipal Airport is located five miles northwest of Tonkawa on I-35 (Exit 218). This publicly-owned, non-commercial airport is staffed 24 hours a day and has a 3,500 foot lighted runway.
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  • The Ponca City Regional Airport is located 15 miles east of Tonkawa. This commercial airport is a full service field with a 7,200 foot runway and associated taxiways.  
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  • Motor Freight Service
  • Six motor freight companies serve the area on an as-needed basis. Tonkawa is within one day's shipping time of large metropolitan areas including Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Dallas, Wichita, and Kansas City.
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  • Water Service
  • The Port of Catoosa is 121 miles southeast of Tonkawa. With a channel depth of 9 feet, the Port is connected via the Arkansas River to the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico. 
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