Visiting the Academy

Due to the current force protection condition, visitors to the Air Force Academy must enter through the North Gate, which can be accessed from Exit 156B on Interstate 25, 14 miles north of downtown Colorado Springs. All visitors who need to be sponsored onto the installation for other business must use the South Gate Pass and Registration Center (PRC). Visitors with a valid need to enter must have a photo ID. For more information, call the Visitor Center at 719-333-2025 or e-mail

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