Wichita Falls Regional Airport is serviced by American Airlines with connecting flights to DFW. Kickapoo Airport serves the general aviation needs of small jets and helicopters. The Travel Center handles the travel needs of bus passengers. It is serviced by Greyhound Bus Travel. The Wichita Falls Transit System, Falls Ride, provides public transportation for the City of Wichita Falls and its residents.
Wichita Falls is about 15 miles south of the Oklahoma border, 115 miles northwest of Fort Worth, and 140 miles southwest of Oklahoma City. It has one of the largest freeway mileages for a city of its size. It is the western terminus for Interstate 44. Highways leading to or through Wichita Falls include 287, 277, 281, and 82. State Highway 240 ends at Wichita Falls and State Highway 79 runs through it.
The 2010 census has the Wichita Falls population at 104,553, making it the 38th-most populous city in Texas. It is home to Sheppard Air Force Base, which houses the Air Force's largest technical training wing and the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program, the world's only multi-nationally staffed and managed flying training program chartered to produce combat pilots for both USAF and NATO.
The hottest month is usually August with average temps of 97°F, temperatures have hit 117 °F. The coldest month is January with average temps of 43 °F, snowfall is sporadic and averages 4.1 in. The wettest month is usually June with an average of 1.44" of rain, Wichita Falls receives an average of 9.02" per year. The windiest month is probably April with an average wind speed of 11 mph.