|WORLD AREA CODE||73|
|ZIP CODE||OK 73521|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||LTS|
LAT / LON 34°40'1"N / -99°-16'0"W
Station ID: KLTS
Observation Time: 15/03/2021 2:13 am
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About Altus Air Force Base Airport Code
Altus Air Force Base code is LTS. This IATA code has been derived from the name of the airport. Altus Air Force Base (LTS) is located 421 meters above sea level and about 6.4 kilometers northeast of Altus.
About Altus Air Force Base (LTS)
Located in the heart of Altus, Oklahoma, Altus Air Force Base (LTS) hosts 97th Air Mobility Wing. The main vision of this facility is to provide training programs to up to 3,000 flight crew and other aircraft maintenance students from all over the country.
The foundation stone of Altus Air Force Base was laid in 1943. Its original name was Altus Army Airfield (AAF). Colonel Matthew A. Leard and Colonel William B. Mickley III serve this facility as Commander and Vice Commander respectively while the Command Chief Master Sergeant is Chief Master Sergeant Randy Kay II.
Altus Air Force Base (LTS) hosts the following major units:
97th Operations Group
97th Mission Support Group
97th Maintenance Directorate
97th Medical Group
Altus Air Force Base (LTS) hosts the following base units:
453rd Base HQ and Air Base Squadron, 6 October 1942 – 1 May 1944
2508th AAF Base Unit (Pilot School), 1 May 1944 – 16 May 1945
4124th AAF Base Unit, 16 May – 13 December 1945
63d Air Base Group, 8 January 1953
4037th Air Base Group, 15 October 1953 – 18 November 1953
Altus Air Force Base (LTS) Runways
Altus Air Force Base (LTS) is serviced by two runways 17R/35L and 17L/35R (concrete and asphalt) along with an Assault Strip (surface: asphalt).
Nearest Airport to Altus Air Force Base (LTS)
Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport : 57 miles
Wichita Falls Municipal Airport : 86 miles
Will Rogers World Airport : 132 miles
Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport : 153 miles
|17-35||3,501 ft||94 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
|17R-35L||13,440 ft||150 ft||Concrete||Yes|
|17L-35R||9,000 ft||150 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
|174-354||3,501 ft||94 ft||Asphalt||No|