Altus Air Force Base

Altus, Oklahoma

Included zipcodes 73521 73522

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ltus Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) east-northeast of Altus, Oklahoma. The host unit at Altus AFB is the 97th Air Mobility Wing (97 AMW), assigned to the Nineteenth Air Force (19 AF) of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC). The wing's mission is to provide C-17 Globemaster III and KC-135 Stratotanker formal initial and advanced specialty training programs for up to 3000 flight crew and aircraft maintenance students annually. Altus AFB was established in 1943 as Altus Army Airfield (AAF). The 97 AMW commander is Colonel Todd A. Hohn. The Command Chief Master Sergeant is Chief Master Sergeant James M. Powell III.

Population
19,716
Military Population
1,061
Avg. Home Price
$86,600
Avg. Monthly Rent
$692
* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
Altus Hs
9 - 12 Public
Roosevelt Es
PK - 4 Public
Altus Jhs
7 - 8 Public
Sunset Es
PK - 4 Public
Washington Es
PK - 4 Public
Will Rogers Es
PK - 4 Public
Altus Intermediate School
5 - 6 Public
Navajo Es
PK - 6 Public
Navajo Hs
10 - 12 Public
Navajo Jhs
7 - 9 Public
Altus Christian Academy
PK - 6 Private
Rivers Es
PK - 4 Public

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Cities Near Altus Air Force Base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Olustee 10.2 miles 450 $47,400 $368
Martha 6.7 miles 140 $56,500 $550
Blair 8.7 miles 606 $67,800 $555
Tipton 14.3 miles 950 $60,900 $658
Friendship 5.2 miles 26 $184,400 $0
Headrick 9.8 miles 147 $60,800 $0
Elmer 12.4 miles 111 $67,000 $0
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