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United States Air Force Academy

United States Air Force Academy

**The Air Force Academy is now open for visitors 5:30 am - 10 pm. However, please note that the parking lot by the Planetarium and Cadet Area is closed for repair and expansion until October 2021. Please park in the Visitor Center parking lot and take the 1/3-mile trail down to the Cadet Area. For those with health issues, please be aware walking back has an incline. Benches are available to sit on the trail. Masks are required for all visitors, regardless of vaccination status. The Planetarium is currently closed and scheduled to reopen in November 2021.

The U.S. Air Force Academy is FREE and open to visitors daily from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Visitor's Center is open M-F from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors may access several overlooks across the Academy, the Honor Court, Arnold Hall, the Cadet Field House, Falcon Athletic Center, Falcon Stadium, the Association of Graduates building and the Planetarium. The Cadet Chapel is undergoing multi-year renovation scheduled to be completed in spring 2024. The Chapel is closed until that date.

  • Reservations Not Needed
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  • Cash
  • Gift Shop
  • MasterCard
  • Personal Check
  • Restaurant(s) On Site
  • Service Animals Only
  • Travelers Check
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USAFA Visitor Center

The Academy is open to visitors daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Visitor Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


EXPIRES: 12/31/2022

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  • Phone: 719-333-2025
  • Fax: 719-333-4402
  • 1-25 Exit 156 (west)
  • USAFA, CO  80840
1-25 Exit 156 (west)
USAFA, CO 80840

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