The Blackwell Industrial Authority is a Trust under the City of Blackwell since 1969. The purpose of the BIA is to promote the development of industry to strengthen Blackwell and surrounding area’s economy. The Blackwell Industrial Park is owned and operated by BIA and consists of 280 acres of developable industrial property served by Highway 11 and located .7 miles from Interstate 35 and the NAFTA corridor. The park has immediate rail access provided by the Blackwell Northern Gateway Railroad and is served by large capacity sewer, water and electric infrastructure. It is located within a two-hour driving distance of Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Wichita, Kansas, the Tulsa Port of Catoosa and multiple regional and international airports.
“Blackwell offers the unique status of being centrally located in north central Oklahoma adjacent to I-35. Offering easily commutable distances to all the attributes of the larger cities, located within 1 hour of Wichita, Ks - 1.5 hour to Oklahoma City - 1.45 hours to Tulsa - yet the appreciation and local enthusiasm found in locating your operation in a rural community. In Blackwell, the local attitude is right; we are ready for the opportunities offered by your venture. Within the 45-minute commute pattern a population of over 86 thousand, assuring a viable labor pool. We have an abundant, willing labor force, with local training support to assure the skills required are readily available offering a continual quality employment pool. Thank you for your time and consideration, we look forward to meeting and working with you!” – Executive Director, John Robertson
Darrel Grossardt – Chairman
Mike Jeffers – Vice-Chairman
Mike Loftis – Secretary/Treasurer
Mark Cordell – 1st Assist. Sec./Treas.
Patricia Hullet - 2nd Assist. Sec./Treas.