Altus AFB - On and Off Base Information

Altus AFB Housing Information

Altus Air Force Base (AFB) Housing and Information:

Location:  Altus, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Altus AFB is in the forefront of aviation training.  The City of Altus is one of Oklahoma's fastest-growing, most prosperous and progressive cities.  

Cost of Living:  Below the national average about 78.9% of the national average.

Base Operator: 580-482-8100 or DSN 312-866-1110.

Population:  Military 2,048 with additional family members and retirees. 

Area Population:  22,000 in Altus OK.

Child Care:  The Altus Air Force Base CDC is a state of the art facility which includes gross motor room, one year old, two year old and toddler playgrounds with poured in place fall zones. The Altus Air Force Base CDC offers hourly care, full-time day care and an Enrichment Program. Altus CDC is available for children from 6 weeks to 4 years of age.

Schools: Altus has a high school (9th-12th), a junior high (7th-8th), an intermediate school (5th-6th) and five elementary schools (K-4th). All schools are on the nine week schedule. For more information 580-481-6761.

Youth Services: The Altus AFB Youth Center includes bowling, lock-ins, teen dances, ping-pong, pool, and contests, summer pool parties, numerous trips and tours to points of interest, such as Six Flags or sporting events, monthly skills classes, such as karate, gymnastics, hands-on science, arts and crafts, and golf clinics in the summer.

Airman and Family Readiness Center: at 580 481-6761.

Housing:  The base has five hundred and thirty modern brick homes, each equipped with central heat and air, garbage disposals, dishwashers, stove, refrigerator and each unit has washer/dryer connections. Advance application for base housing can be obtained through the housing office. Military personnel with accompanying dependents are eligible to apply for housing on Altus AFB.

All single members E1-E4s who reside in the dormitory may request to be placed on a waiting list for single rate Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH). The waiting list is by rank and date of rank and is based on dorm occupancy rate of 90% or better. Currently dorm capacity is one per room.

Base Services: 

Base Location

308 North First Street Ste 1201
Altus AFB, OK 73523