NewsCovering Colorado


Emergency exercise at US Air Force Academy could produce loud noises and smoke

US Air Force Academy
Posted at 5:40 AM, Oct 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-12 07:42:20-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — Be aware the US Air Force Academy is conducting an emergency exercise on the installation throughout Wednesday in coordination with local first responders.

Events are expected to get underway at 7am and conclude around 4pm.

People living in the northwest side of Colorado Springs around the Air Force Academy may see a lot of first responders, hear simulated gunfire or explosions, and see some smoke from training devices.

There may also be an impact on traffic in the area due to related traffic at both entry points.

A valid photo identification, vehicle registration, and proof of insurance is required when visiting the Academy.


Watch KOAA News5 on your time, anytime with our free streaming app available for your Roku, FireTV, AppleTV and Android TV. Just search KOAA News5, download and start watching.