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Travel to Stillwater - International Students

Airport Information


Stillwater is located in the north central part of Oklahoma. Stillwater Regional Airport provides daily nonstop flights to and from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on American Airlines, and we strongly encourage you to book one of these flights.

Arrival dates for international students entering OSU in the spring 2017 semester are January 7 or 9, 2017. Arrival dates for international students entering OSU in the fall 2017 semester are August 12 or 14, 2017.

You may enter the U.S. in initial F-1 status up to 30 days before the program start date on your I-20. If you are transferring your SEVIS record from another school in the U.S. and received an OSU Transfer Pending I-20, you can enter the U.S. anytime prior to the program start date.

The Stillwater airport is located less than five miles from OSU’s campus. Visit Stillwater Regional Airport website for more information. The nearest international airports are in Oklahoma City and Tulsa (located 70 miles/110 kilometers from Stillwater).

Greeter Service (Stillwater Regional Airport ONLY)

Our Undergraduate Admissions representatives will meet you at the Stillwater Regional Airport on the predetermined arrival dates found above. On these dates, we will greet and assist you with ground transportation from the Stillwater airport to the OSU campus at no additional cost.

For ground transportation, please complete the OSU Greeter Service Form.

Non-greeter service travel from Stillwater Regional Airport

If you arrive on a date not covered by our greeter service, you must arrange your own transportation to campus. You may use the option below to travel to the OSU campus.

OSU-Stillwater Community Transit (Blue Route): OSU provides transit service from 6:20 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, throughout the academic year. The fare is $.75 per trip. Live bus tracking and detailed bus arrival times can be found here.

Travel from Oklahoma City Airport to OSU

If you choose to fly into Oklahoma City, you must arrange your own transportation to Stillwater. You may choose one of the options below for travel. These services are NOT FREE and require cash in U.S. currency or a credit card.

  • Oklahoma City Airport Express (blue van): This is a charter service and thus available at any time of the day. Their office is located near the baggage claim area. The cost is approximately $112 for travel to Stillwater. If there is more than one passenger in the van, the cost will be split among the passengers. Phone number is +1 405.681.3311. You can book your ride here.
  • Taxi service (Yellow Cab): phone: +1 405.232.6161 cost: Between $110 and $130.

Travel from Tulsa Airport to OSU


If you choose to fly into Tulsa, you must arrange your own transportation to Stillwater. You may choose one of the options below for travel. These services are NOT FREE and require cash in U.S. currency or a credit card.

  • Taxis are located curbside outside between the baggage claim areas.
  • Taxi Service (Yellow Cab): phone: +1 918.582.6161 cost: between $110 and $130.