Altus, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Altus AFB has deep roots in the history of military aviation and continues to be at the forefront of aviation training. Indeed, the city of Altus is known throughout the Air Force for its enthusiastic support for our servicemen and women. The City of Altus is one of Oklahoma's fastest-growing, most prosperous and progressive cities. Altus offers a good family life and some of the finest game lands in the country. Military Retires find Altus' cost of living an important factor for picking Altus to spend their retirement years. The base operator's phone number is 580-482-8100 or DSN 312-866-1110. No live operators on duty - fully automated system.