Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA

Broken Arrow is a city located in the north-eastern part of the U.S. state of Oklahoma, primarily in Tulsa County, with a portion in western Wagoner County. It is the largest suburb of Tulsa. Broken Arrow is the fourth-largest city in the state. The city is part of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area. Broken Arrow is home to a wide range of businesses and industries. In fact, the city is ranked third in its concentration of manufacturers in the state.

Some of the city's more notable employers include: FlightSafety International, FedEx Ground, Blue Bell Creameries, Windstream Communications. Located in Broken Arrow since 1985, FlightSafety International (FSI) designs and builds aviation crew training devices called Flight Simulators at its Simulation Systems Division. With currently over 675 employees located there, of which about half are engineers, FSI is the largest private employer in the city. A number of new commercial developments are being built throughout the city, most notably along Oklahoma State Highway 51, which runs through the city. A Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World opened several years ago as the anchor to a development that includes hotels, restaurants, shopping, and eventually offices. A new full-service hospital and medical office building were constructed nearby as an anchor to another large commercial development that will include retail space and two hotels. Broken Arrow is home to Oklahoma's first Dick's Sporting Goods store.

The Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation to help oversee economic development. The Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce created "Advance Broken Arrow", an economic development campaign aimed at expanding and diversifying the city's economic base.

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Broken Arrow has a population of over 110,198 people. Broken Arrow also forms part of the wider Tulsa metropolitan area which has a population of over 1,251,172 people.

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