About the Tulsa Port of Catoosa

The Tulsa Port of Catoosa is a multi-modal shipping complex and 2,000-acre industrial park, which results in an annual economic impact of $300 million to Oklahoma.

Located at the head of navigation for the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in Northeast Oklahoma, it is one of the largest, most inland river-ports in the United States. Whether it’s agricultural commodities, building materials, petroleum products or machinery, it can be shipped in and out of the Tulsa Port of Catoosa daily using a combination of barge, rail and truck.

70 companies, collectively, employing nearly 3,000 workers, are currently located within the 2,000-acre industrial park at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa. Learn how your company could locate at the Port too!

  • Land to lease within the Port Industrial Park
  • Land for sale (Riverview Area)
  • Retail space available in Port Plaza (across from Port’s Main Entrance)

The Tulsa Port of Catoosa is managed and operated by the City of Tulsa – Rogers County Port Authority and provides development services through Tulsa’s Port of Catoosa Facilities Authority. Both are public entities charged with implementing the Port’s mission, which is:

  • Promote the long-term viability of the waterway and its ability to provide water transport.
  • Grow the employment and economic base of Northeast Oklahoma.
  • Optimize the region’s barge and related rail and truck bulk freight patterns.
  • Operate in a financially independent manner.

The Tulsa Port of Catoosa is an economic development engine for the state of Oklahoma. Since it’s opening in 1971, over 82 million tons of freight have passed through the port. In December 2017, area business and government leaders celebrated as the 50,000th barge entered the port.  During a normal shipping year, over 1000 barges will pass through the port.