Oklahoma City Will Rogers World Airport (IATA: OKC, ICAO: KOKC) is located in southwestern Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Will Rogers airport (as it is often called) is located 6 miles (10km) from downtown Oklahoma City and is the principal
commercial airport of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area.
The airport is named for comedian and legendary cowboy Will Rogers, an Oklahoma native who died in an airplane crash. The city's other major airport,
Wiley Post Airport, and Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport in Barrow, Alaska, are named for Wiley Post, who died in the same crash near Barrow in
1935. Will Rogers World Airport is the only airport to use the designation "World" with no reference to its city location. It offers some customs and
immigration services (for cargo), but has no international flights.
In 2012 over 3.68 million passengers passed through Will Rogers World Airport, up 3.4% over 2011. It is Oklahoma's busiest airport by passenger
traffic and busiest cargo airport by pounds of cargo, with over 68.5 million pounds of cargo in 2010. Southwest Airlines carries 35% of the passengers.