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United States Air Force Academy

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Located 45 minutes south of Denver, the Air Force Academy was sanctioned in 1954 to produce future military leaders. The Academy experience is free to the public, offering self guided tours, a visitor center, aircraft displays, a gift shop, and a snack bar.

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  • Hours: Hours vary. See website for more details.
  • Miles to airport: 75
  • Miles to CCC: 58
  • Motor Coach Parking:
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  • Group Activities Description: The Visitor Center, which includes a gift shop and restaurant, shows a 14-minute movie throughout the day highlighting the academy experience in the 250-seat theater. The exhibit area features displays on history and cadet life. Self-guided tour maps and information on the academy are available at the information desk. For more information regarding tours – please visit ww.usafa.af.mil - Click on Superintendent, Public Affairs, and then Visitor Information. The center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve Day, and New Year's Day.

Events

  • Image 2169 Field House Drive, USAF Academy, CO 80840
  • Image $35 adults, $20 youth, Free Family Festival

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Climb for Courage, Stair Climb Race and Family Fun Festival <p>Join us for the 3rd annual Climb for Courage stair climb race benefitting Children’s Hospital Colorado. With each step, you play a role in transforming health care for kids by helping us build the region’s first free-standing Children’s Hospital. Tackle 2700 stairs and then enjoy a free family festival post climb. <br /><br /><br /></p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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