United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs

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Military Facility · Educational Site
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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  • 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 »
  • Huge campus, but worth the drive around. Was able to go into the football stadium for some great pictures! The video of what a cadet goes through for four years is great. My daughter went to the...  more »
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  • 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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