Economic Development

More than 230,000 people live within a 30 mile radius of Fairland. There is a diversified labor force with a good work ethic available.


Fairland is located in the northeast corner of Oklahoma only three miles from the beautiful "Grand Lake O" the Cherokees on U.S. 60 and State Hiway 125 only four miles from Interstate 44. It is 25 miles to U.S. 400 in Kansas and 20 miles to U.S. 71 in Missouri. The Port of Catoosa on the Kerr-McClellan Navigation Channel is 70 miles away with water access to the inland waterways of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, and the Gulf of Mexico. Tulsa is 85 miles southwest; Joplin, MO is 35 miles northeast. The main line of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad is adjacent to the Industrial Park. Commercial air service is available in Tulsa and Joplin.


The board members for the Fairland Economic Development Authority Board are:

James Andrews: Chairman, Lisa Jewett: Secretary/Treasurer, Ed Stoner, Mark Detherage, Jason Renfrow, Tommy Hutchison, Vic Boyer, Don Stephens, and Mike Wyrick.

Fairland Industrial Park currently covers 100 acres with additional land available for expansion. Designated a Free Enterprise Zone, the Park is certified by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Fairland Industrial Park Brochure (PDF)

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