28
Jul

Air Force Academy vision includes raising tourist levels to pre-9/11 numbers

The Air Force Academy’s visitor center would move outside the gates of the 18,500-acre campus under a plan tied to the Colorado Springs City for Champions proposal. The academy announced Thursday that the $20 million attraction would be located just east of the academy’s northern gate at exit 156 off Interstate 25. The academy has […]

24
Jul

Installations director outlines vision for new visitor center

The Academy will move forward next month on the first step toward building a new visitor center just west of Interstate 25, the director of installations said July 21.Carlos Cruz-Gonzalez said the Air Force’s Financial Management Center of Expertise in Denver conducted business case analyses on several alternatives, including sites at Falcon Stadium, on the […]

23
Jul

AFA picks visitor center site

The new Air Force Academy visitors center will sit outside the north gate west of Interstate 25, atop a hill overlooking the campus, and will be built by a private partner, academy officials told the Independent on Monday. While the land is owned by the academy, the building will serve as a gateway to the city, too, […]

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