United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs

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Military Facility · Educational Site
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As you're driving toward this museum and military campus, the iconic accordion-shaped chapel will help you spot United States Air Force Academy. The campus, in a scenic area filled with Rocky Mountain fresh air, covers 7,500 hectares (18,500 acres) and is the place U.S. Air Force cadets start out. In addition to the museum and chapel, you can visit the athletic center, stadium, cadet field house, and more. All tours are self-guided. Plan to see United States Air Force Academy and other attractions that appeal to you using our Colorado Springs trip site.
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  • My son and I stopped by the Air Force Academy during a recent visit to Colorado Springs. We did not have a big chunk of time to spend, but we were very impressed with the facility, and how welcoming....  more
    My son and I stopped by the Air Force Academy during a recent visit to Colorado Springs. We did not have a big chunk of time to spend, but we were very impressed with the facility, and how welcoming....  more »
  • Parking was WAY congested, cars parked everywhere, even blocking the entrance. It's an amazing thing to see, and we actually saw an Osprey fly over us, and several Blackhawk helicopters. The... 
    Parking was WAY congested, cars parked everywhere, even blocking the entrance. It's an amazing thing to see, and we actually saw an Osprey fly over us, and several Blackhawk helicopters. The...  more »
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  • The COS Racing Thinderbird Road race is the most fun anyone could have on a bicycle. It is also the Colorado State Championship race for juniors and master cyclists sanctioned by USA Cycling.
  • Beautiful place and inspiring. The cadet chapel is very nice. It’s a MUST visit place if you are in Colorado Springs area. Highly recommend it!

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