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, says Carlos Cruz-Gonzalez, deputy director for installations. He notes that Academy and Air Force officials have signed off on the site.

Read more at the Colorado Springs Independent.