Bartlesville is centrally located for businesses with customers throughout the United States. It is easy to reach the rest of the country within a two-days drive of Bartlesville, and with immediate access to rail transportation, moving raw materials and finished products has never been easier. Plus, with access to US Highway 60, 75 and US 169, this is an ideal location for major distribution centers.
For air transportation, businesses benefit from access to a regional airport along with Tulsa International Airport (TUL) - located only 45 minutes south of Bartlesville, on US Highway 75. From this regional hub, passengers can get to 95% of the United States’ population within 2-1/2 hours. Over 180 scheduled flights depart and arrive daily from the airport, with 82 non-stop flights to 15 major airports.
There is even an inland water port near Bartlesville. The Tulsa Port of Catoosa is one of the largest, most inland river-ports in the United States. Located at the head of navigation for the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in Northeast Oklahoma, the Tulsa Port of Catoosa offers year-round, ice-free barge service with river flow levels controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. And with worldwide access capabilities, your products can travel easily and efficiently from America's heartland to the rest of the globe. The Port has its own 13-mile railroad with a direct connection to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway. And the South Kansas-Oklahoma Line (SKOL), a short-line railroad that comes right through Bartlesville, connects the Port with the Union Pacific (UP) in Coffeyville, Kansas.