Peterson AFB Directory

CO 80914
Peterson AFB is located in El Paso County, Colorado. It is located on the same airfield as Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. The host unit at Peterson is the 21st Space Wing and it is responsible for monitoring sensors and control units that detect foreign missiles and space objects. Additional units include the 302nd Airlift Wing of the Air Force Reserve and the band belonging to the nearby USAF Academy. Headquarters for NORAD/USNORTHCOM are also at Peterson. Peterson sits directly east of Colorado Springs, a popular tourist destination situated among the Rocky Mountains. Sites of interest include the US Olympic Training Center, the Garden of the Gods, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the United States Air Force Academy. This Peterson AFB directory features the critical info you’ll need to navigate through the many facilities and recreational opportunities available on base.