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Air Force Academy to temporarily close to visitors starting March 13

Staff report, March 12, 2020

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – As a precautionary measure, and in response to the world and nationwide spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Air Force Academy will temporarily close to visitors as of Friday, March 13, 2020 at 5 p.m.

While we understand this action will be disappointing to some, your health and safety as well as that of our military, civilian personnel, family members and base community is our top priority.

There are no reported cases of COVID-19 on the Academy; however, USAFA leadership will continue to evaluate the situation and take risk-based measures to safeguard our base community as well as our visitors.

This restriction does not impact access for on-base residents, Air Academy High School students and faculty, Department of Defense ID card holders, or anyone conducting official business. Gate hours also remain unchanged.

Visit https://www.usafa.edu/news/coronavirus/ for more Air Force Academy coronoavirus information and see info graphic below.