The 97th LRS is part of the 97th AMW, located in Altus, Oklahoma. Altus AFB is home to the C-17 Globemasters, KC-46 Pegasus, and KC-135 Tankers. Our mission as the Mighty 97th LRS is to plan, organize, coordinate, direct and manage all logistic support activities for the Wing training mission of the C-17, KC-46, and KC-135 loadmasters and crew members. Therefore, it is in our best interest to provide space available travel opportunities when the mission dictates.
Altus AFB is a training base and does not have regular space-a flights.
Duty passengers on Travel Orders are to check-in at the front desk at the Pax Terminal. Counters open for check-in 3 hrs prior to departure. Duty passengers must be in line NO LATER THAN (NLT) ** 1 Hour ** prior to scheduled departure. Those passengers who arrive after the NLT time will be re-directed to Customer Service for further re-booking information or as PCS orders instruct.
Duty Standby & Space Available Passengers
Roll calls are conducted at the AMC ticket counter 1 hours prior to departure. Due to medical screening, it is recommended that passengers arrive approximately one or two hours prior to roll call time, in order to ensure time for processing.
Space Available seats are often limited, therefor, passenger planning and flexibility is key to Space Available travel.
Passengers are reminded that baggage limitations are: 2 bags per individual, limited to 70 pounds max weight per bag and not to exceed the dimensions of 62 linear inches. Passengers may have one carry-on bag and one personal item, that must fit under any aircraft seat and cannot exceed 42 pounds total.
We are committed to providing you the best possible service. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns during your visit.