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    Oklahoma City Facts

    • Oklahoma City is the largest city in the State of Oklahoma with a population of more than 1.3 million.

    • In land area, Oklahoma City is the 3rd largest in the nation.

    • The Oklahoma City Capitol is the only capitol in the nation with a working oil well on its grounds.

    • Oklahoma City is the Horse Show Capital of the World.

    • Oklahoma City residents voted yes to a one-cent-sales-tax initiative bringing more than $5 billion in both private and public investment to the city since 1993. This initiative is called the Metropolitan Area Projects (MAPS) and is currently on the third MAPS project.

    • There are 14 unique districts that make up Oklahoma City and its uniqueness.

    • The National Stock Yards is the world’s largest feeder and stocker cattle market located in Stockyard City.

    • OKC is home to the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site for Canoe/Kayak located in the Boathouse District.  It’s also the nation’s only urban whitewater rafting and kayaking center.

    The History

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    Oklahoma City Tourism Numbers

    • Total hotel rooms city-wide: 17,166 (March 2018)

    • Total hotel rooms in downtown Oklahoma City: 2,794 (March 2018)

    • Estimated number of out of town visitors: 7.5 Million

    • Economic Impact of visitors to OKC: 2.5 Billion in 2015

    • Tourism employs 31,500 to the hospitality and tourism industry in Oklahoma.

    Tourism Economic Impact - Downloadable Fact Sheet

    Transportation Facts

    Will Rogers World Airport offers nonstop air service to 25 airports in 21 cities in the U.S., including West and East coast cities.

    Amtrak service via The Heartland Flyer makes daily runs to Oklahoma City from Fort Worth, Texas. The train arrives at the historic Santa Fe Depot close to Bricktown – Oklahoma City’s entertainment district.

    Driving to Oklahoma City is easy. We are located at the crossroads of Interstate 35, Interstate 40 and Interstate 44.
    OKC is within a day’s drive of many major areas:
    162 miles south of Wichita
    205 miles north of Dallas
    353 miles southwest of Kansas City
    501 miles southwest of St. Louis
    680 miles southeast of Denver

    Meeting Space

    • Cox Convention Center- 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 25,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom, 21 meeting rooms, and a 15,000-seat arena

    • Chesapeake Energy Arena- 18,000- seat arena

    • Chevy Bricktown Event Center- Room for 1800 reception

    • Unique Space: Devon Boathouse at the Boathouse District: 350 reception style

    • Unique Space: Devon Energy Center 50th floor—great views of Oklahoma City

    • State Fair Park- 30,000 sq. ft. multipurpose floor with seven total buildings