Altus AFB to evacuate aircraft due to severe weather

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  • 97th Air Mobility Wing

Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing will evacuate aircraft throughout the day on April 15 due to potential severe weather in the local area during the evening.

Crews will fly the evacuated aircraft to various locations based on availability and capability.

Base personnel and local residents may see less aircraft than usual on the flightline during this time.  

If you have any questions, please contact Altus AFB Public Affairs at (580) 481-7700 or by email at

The 97th Air Mobility Wing serves as “Mobility’s Hometown”- training 70% of the Air Force’s mobility aircrew on the C-17 Globemaster III, KC-135 Stratotanker, and KC-46 Pegasus.