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Peterson Air Force Base

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Peterson Air Force Base is a U.S. Air Force Base that shares an airfield with the adjacent Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, also having the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) headquarters. Developed as a World War II air support base for Camp Carson, the facility conducted Army Air Forces training and supported Cold War air defense centers at the nearby Ent Air Force Base, Chidlaw Building, and Cheyenne Mountain Complex. The base has been the location of the Air Force Space Command headquarters since 1987 and has had NORAD/NORTHCOM command center operations since the 2006 Cheyenne Mountain Realignment placed the nearby Cheyenne Mountain Complex centers on standby.

Military Population
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* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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Private or Public? Distance or Quality? Will it be safe? Will the bus pick them up?

School Name Grade Type
Colorado Springs Charter Academy
KG - 8 Public
Colorado Springs Early Colleges
9 - 12 Public
Cesar Chavez Academy - Central
KG - 5 Public
Pikes Peak Prep
KG - 12 Public
Cesar Chavez Academy - North
KG - 8 Public
The Vanguard School (high)
9 - 12 Public
The Vanguard School (middle)
7 - 8 Public
Thomas Maclaren State Charter School
6 - 9 Public
Colorado School For The Deaf And Blind
KG - 12 Public
Challenger Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Mountain View Elementary School
KG - 5 Public
Rockrimmon Elementary School
KG - 5 Public
Area Military Banking

Military Banking Locations

We know your banking needs can specific, here are some of the military affiliated banks in your area!

Navy Federal Credit Union Colorado Springs

1139 Space Center Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80915

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

Coleman And Linstrom Streets
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

6384 Wetzel Avenue, Building 1512
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

6110 Martinez Street, Building 6110
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

Community Center Drive, Bldg 5122
U S A F Academy, CO 80840

Navy Federal Credit Union Fountain

6916 Mesa Ridge Pkwy
Fountain, CO 80817

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Nearby Cities

Cities Near Peterson Air Force Base

Not everyone wants to live as close to base as possible, check out these surrounding cities.

City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Fort Carson 8.8 miles 14,766 N/A $1,176
Air Force Academy 10.4 miles 6,046 N/A $1,284
Fountain 13.3 miles 26,881 $193,000 $1,142
Security-Widefield 8.6 miles 33,566 $173,500 $1,132
Cimarron Hills 3.3 miles 16,698 $163,000 $907
Stratmoor 6.6 miles 7,209 $145,400 $840
Woodmoor 17.1 miles 8,155 $402,000 $1,269
Gleneagle 12.8 miles 6,870 $317,500 $1,111
Monument 15.0 miles 6,226 $333,000 $1,469
Black Forest 14.1 miles 12,959 $452,700 $1,613

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