Tulsa International

Local & Regional
11:54 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Funding Cuts Could Close a Tulsa Airport Exit

Tulsa International Airport
Credit KWGS News File Photo

Planned federal cuts could mean closing one exit point at Tulsa International Airport, but officials say the impact here would likely be minimal. The Department of Homeland Security plans to cut funding nationwide for TSA security officers at exit points…an area similar to one used in last week’s shootings at Los Angeles International. If funding is cut, Alexis Higgins with Tulsa International says the exit would most likely be closed. She says that’s the best option if Homeland Security ends funding for manning airport exits.  

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Local & Regional
7:05 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Bird Hits Tulsa Bound Jet

Tulsa International Airport
City of Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Officials say a United Express jet was struck by a bird as it was landing at Tulsa International Airport yesterday.

According to a statement from the company, ExpressJet Flight 4491 was traveling from Houston to Tulsa Wednesday when the incident occurred. No one was hurt, and the flight landed safely and without incident.

The statement said a thorough inspection showed no damage to the aircraft.