Ada, Oklahoma is centrally located in the United States. This prime location can reduce distribution and shipping costs, which will give a business a competitive advantage over competitors located on the coasts. Local businesses have noted that their lower distribution costs as one way they remain competitive in pricing within their industry. As distribution costs continue to rise, a central location will continue to be a major factor in operating costs.

Ada is the transportation hub of four main state highways and is located within 45 miles of both major interstates and the highway 69/75 corridor.

Air Transportation

The Ada area is served by the Ada Municipal Airport, which is home to a jet-capable 6,200 foot runway. Four instrument approaches and two full service FBOs make air travel convenient to and from Ada. This airport is home to over 45 aircraft including multiple business jets. Each day 15-20 aircraft fly in and out of the airport, many of which are corporate travelers.

Located only 90 minutes away the Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City provides commercial airline service via numerous carriers. The Dallas Fort Worth Airport and Love Field are also located a short driving distance from Ada.

Rail Access

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway serves the Ada area with a main line, which provides quick and easy access to customers and suppliers located across the country. A railroad switching yard is also operated by BNSF in Ada. The ICON Center is a existing industrial complex that has an active rail spur. Additional industrial sites that have access to rail are also available in the Ada area.


The Tulsa Port of Catoosa is located only a short driving distance from Ada. This is the largest inland river port in the United States. Located only 140 miles away, you business can have access to a port when needed, but maintain the tax and financial benefits of being located in a less urban community. The Port of Catoosa has a 9 foot channel depth and has rail and highway access. The port also has barging, general cargo, container, and storage facilities.

Motor Freight and Package Services

Ada is served by fourteen motor freight companies, with 6 local terminals. Easy, quick access to Interstates 40 and 35 allow the transportation of goods across the country quickly and efficiently.

United Parcel Service, Federal Express, LoneStar, and the US Postal Service provide the Ada area with a wide variety of package and shipping services. Overnight and express delivery services are available from these providers at a reasonable cost.