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When you step off your Oklahoma City flight, it might be hard to believe that before 1887, this land was almost completely inhabited. Then, overnight, its borders were opened, and more than 10,000 people raced on foot, by horseback, in wagons, and even on bicycle to set up camp in the new, fertile farmland. Many who settled here took comfort in the remote and spacious greenery that made up the vast and lush land. 

For the most part, the city seemed to keep to itself, but its solitude came to a screeching halt in 1995 when the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was bombed my domestic terrorists, killing 168 people. The revitalization process has been one of constant hope and togetherness of the city’s residents, and is has come a long way since then. 

To experience the hope and renewal of a city rebuilt, book a flight to Oklahoma City to support its new growth, such as the Bricktown entertainment district, or Red Earth, the largest Native American festival in the world. Its seasonal climate, cowboy roots, and western culture makes booking flights to Oklahoma City an intriguing spot for travel any time of year.

Oklahoma City climate

Oklahoma City’s seasonal climate changes all year long. In the summer, temperatures soar into the 80’s, while in the winter, 40 degrees Fahrenheit of cold sets in, with rare occasions of snowfall in January. The most precipitation, however, falls in May and June, and leads into the sticky humid months of June and July.

Best Time to Fly to Oklahoma City

If you’re hoping to spend most of your time outside, then book your flight to Oklahoma City during the summer months, when the weather is warm.

Peak Season:

Most travelers book flights to Oklahoma City in either summer or autumn, when the warm weather casts a happy glow on the thriving city. 

Off-peak Season:

Because rainfall can put a damper on just about any outdoor fun, cheap flights to Oklahoma City are commonly found in May and June, when it rains the most. 

Getting around Oklahoma City

When your cheap flight to Oklahoma City lands, you can hop on an airport express shuttle or take a taxi to get to your hotel. Once you’re downtown, ride the Oklahoma Spirit trolleys, which take you through downtown and the Bricktown entertainment district. A great way to get to other cities like Santa Fe or Fort Worth is aboard the Amtrak Heartland Flyer. Oklahoma City doesn’t have an Amtrak office, so you can just buy your tickets on the train. Greyhound buses also depart daily from Union Bus Station to Dallas and Wichita.

Oklahoma City Travel Information

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum: Saddle up and get ready for a tour that will make you feel like a local. The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum is the perfect place to enhance your Oklahoma City travel roster and to learn all about the artistic influences and history of the cowboy culture. A collection of western painting and sculptures are displayed, and a cluster of historical galleries showcase authentic artifacts like barbed wire, rodeo gear, and cowboy hats. 

Crystal Bridge: For nature lovers booking flights to Oklahoma City, look no further than the Crystal Bridge, where plant life lives in harmony with exotic breeds, making a wonderful blend of colors, smells, and arrangements. In this gorgeous seven-story conservatory, plants from every continent (except Antarctica, of course) grow together and coexist in breathtaking settlements. More than 17 acres of Myriad Botanical Gardens are home to these stunning wildflowers, greens, and vines that are sure to bring you down to earth. 

Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum: April 19, 1995, is a day that will live in the hearts of Oklahoma City locals for many years.. On that day, the city that rarely made international headlines gained a sad and eerie spotlight focused around mystery and loss. The Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum honors those victims, survivors, and rescuers that were sadly present for the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The heartbreaking death toll reached 168, and now that exact number of empty chairs surrounds the building, representing each life that was lost. Within the museum’s boundaries eyewitness accounts, news footage, exhibitions, and documents are displayed in order to fully portray the remembrance of the tragic victims. While hardly a happy tourist sight, the museum is a must-see for anyone planning to travel to Oklahoma City. 

Airport Overview

Will Rogers World Airport (OKC) is located six miles (8km) from downtown Oklahoma City. The airport is named for a popular comedian and cowboy from Oklahoma. In fact, travelers going to Oklahoma should be sure to pack their Stetson, or just have fun seeing how many cowboys you can spot while at the airport.

The airport has a limited selection of shops and restaurants and only one terminal with concourses branching off it. It serves nearly 3.5 million people each year. While this makes it Oklahoma’s busiest airport, it is not a high-traffic airport by North American standards.

Flights to Will Rogers World Airport can be booked on many popular US airlines. There are a number of cities across the US with flight connections to Oklahoma City; some of the busiest non-stop flights to Will Rogers World Airport come from Dallas, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Newark, Detroit and Salt Lake City.

Will Rogers World Airport offers a more personal feel to flying. Yes, there are still security checks and sometimes the queues can get long, but most of the time passengers will have an easy airport experience. Perhaps, naming airports after comedians makes them less stressful places or maybe it’s just the laid-back feel of Oklahoma.

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Temp on Avg for this month inWill Rogers85.6 °FSource: World Weather Online
Average monthly rainfall inWill Rogers4.78 inSource: World Weather Online
Average flight duration toWill Rogers3 hrs 53 mins
Airlines flying toWill RogersFrontier Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways
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 How much do things cost in Oklahoma City?

  • Large bottle of water: $1.55
  • 3 bedroom apartment downtown: $1150.00
  • Cheap meal: $9.00
  • Cappuccino: $3.68
  • 1 mile taxi journey: $2.25
  • Gasoline: $4.07
  • Bottle of local beer (0.5 liter): $2.06
  • Imported beer (0.33 liter): $4.00
  • 1 bedroom apartment downtown: $671.25
  • Local draught beer (0.5 liter): $2.50
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