Schriever Air Force Base

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210 Falcon Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80912
1 (719) 567-1110


About

This Air Force Base is named in honor of General Bernard Adolph Schriever, who pioneered in the development of the American ballistic missile programs. It is the home of the 50th Space Wing of the Air Force Space Command, and this base provides command and control for over 170 Department of Defense warning, navigational, and communications satellites. Also housed at Schriever AFB are the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center and the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center. Schriever AFB is the main control point for the Global Positioning System (GPS). Schriever AFB is manned by more than 8100 active duty and guard/reserve personnel, civilian employees, and contractors.

(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schriever_Air_Force_Base)

Directions

Directions
There are two gates to access the base. The North Gate on Enoch road, and the West Gate on Irwin Road. The Visitors Center is located on Enoch Road just prior to the gate entry and because of this many refer to this as the main gate, which is the only 24 hour gate. The Enoch Road gate hours of operation are: Monday – Friday 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. It is closed during the weekends and on all holidays.
With Pikes Peak Mountain being highly visible to the West, residents of Colorado Springs use that as a guide using North, South, East and West for directions. There are three main arteries for traffic, they all run North and South, they are I-25 on the West side of the city, Academy Blvd in the central part of the city and Powers Blvd to the east of the city.

Directions if Driving
Directions from the Airport to the West Gate
The Colorado Springs airport is located southwest of Schriever AFB. Following the road exiting the airport, turn right on Powers Blvd. Stay on Powers approximately 7 miles, until you reach Platte Avenue. Turn right; stay on Platte until you get to HWY 94 and make a right. Stay on HWY 94 for about 9 miles until you get to Curtis Road intersection, turn right. Go approximately 3 miles, then turn left onto Irwin Road, this will take you to the West gate. This gate is only open
M-F 0600-1900.

Directions from the Airport to the North Gate and the Visitors Center
The Colorado Springs airport is located southwest of Schriever AFB. Following the road exiting the airport, turn right on Powers Blvd. Stay on Powers approximately 7 miles, until you reach Platte Avenue. Turn right; stay on Platte until you get to HWY 94 and make a right. Stay on HWY 94 for about 10 miles until you see Enoch Road, (Approximately 1 mile past the Curtis Road Intersection) take the right turn lane to merge onto Enoch road. Stay on Enoch road approximately 2 miles. The Pass and Registration/Visitor Center will be on your right. It is open from 5:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. The Enoch Road Northgate is the only 24 hour gate.

Entering from the South or North to the West Gate
Entering Colorado Springs on I-25 from the south or north, exit on Academy Blvd; If you enter the city from North Academy Blvd., head south towards Platte Avenue, If entering the city from south Academy Blvd, go North to Platte Avenue. Turn east on Platte Avenue (Highway 24) to Highway 94. Head east on Highway 94 approximately 9 miles until you get to the Curtis Road intersection, turn right. Go approximately 3 miles and turn left onto Irwin Road, this will take you to the West gate.
This gate is only open M-F 0600-1900.

Directions if Driving
Entering from the South or North to the North Gate & Visitors Center
Entering Colorado Springs on I-25 from the south or north, exit on Academy Blvd. If you enter the city from North Academy Blvd., head south towards Platte Avenue. If entering the city from South Academy Blvd, go north to Platte Avenue. Turn east on Platte Avenue (Highway 24) to Highway 94. Head east on Highway 94. Head south on Enoch road and follow to the Visitors Center on your right, or straight ahead to the gate. This is the only 24 hour gate.
Entering from the East to the West Gate.
If coming from the east on Interstate 70, If coming from the east on Interstate 70, go south on Highway 71 to Highway 94. When you get to the Curtis road intersection turn left. Go approximately 3 miles and turn left onto Irwin road, this will take you to the West gate. This gate is only open M-F 0600-1900.

Entering from the East to the North/Enoch Road Gate & Visitors Center

If coming from the east on Interstate 70, go south on Highway 71 to Highway 94. When you get to Enoch Road, make a left and follow to the Visitors Center on your right or straight ahead to the Gate. This is the only 24 hour gate.

Entering from the West to the West Gate
If coming from the west on Highway 24, follow the signs to stay on Highway 24 through the city. Take Platte Avenue east to Highway 94. Head east on Highway 94, and continue for approximately 9 miles to the Curtis Road intersection, then turn right. Go approximately 3 miles and turn left onto Irwin road, this will take you to the West gate.
This gate is only open M-F
0600-1900.

Entering from the West to the North/Enoch Road Gate & Visitors Center
If coming from the west on Highway 24, follow the signs to stay on Highway 24 through the city. Take Platte Avenue east to Highway 94. Head east on Highway 94 for approximately 10 miles, until you reach Enoch road, take the right turn lane and merge onto Enoch road. Continue on Enoch road until you reach the Visitors center, on your right or straight ahead to the gate.
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Quick Reference

Chapel
Bldg 300
(719) 567-3705

Satellite Dish Dining Facility
Bldg 300
(719) 567-2216

Education Center
Bldg 1141
(719) 556-4996

Equal Opportunity
Bldg 210 Rm 271
(719) 567-5310/7096

Family Advocacy
559 Vincent St.,
Peterson AFB
(719) 567-5877

Military & Family Readiness
101 Falcon Parkway
(719) 567-3920

Public Affairs
210 Falcon Parkway
(719) 567-5040

Fire Emergency Service
101 Falcon Parkway
(719) 567-3920

Finance Office
210 Falcon Parkway
(719) 567-5615

Housing Office
300 Hartinger Circle
(719) 567-2884
Legal/JAG
Bldg 210 Rm 116
(716) 567-5050

Post Office
Bldg  1466
(719) 556-4865
(800) 275-8777


Base Surroundings

Memorial Park
1605 E Pikes Peak Ave,
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(719) 385-5940

Garden of the Gods
1805 N. 30 th  St,
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(719) 634-6666

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd,
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(719) 633-9925

National Museum of World War II Aviation
755 Aviation Way,
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(719) 637-7559

Western Museum of Mining and Industry
225 N Gate Blvd,
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(719) 488-0880

Helen Hunt Falls
3440 North Cheyenne Canyon Road
North Cheyenne Canyon Park,
Colorado Springs, CO
(719) 633-5701

Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

Name Level Name Phone
Airman & Family Readiness Center Airman & Family Readiness Center 1 (719) 567-3920
Exceptonal Famiily Member Program Airman & Family Readiness Center 1 (719) 567-3920
Exceptional Family Member Program Exceptional Family Member Program 1 (719) 567-3920
Enrollment Exceptional Family Member Program 1 (719) 556-7804
Family Support Exceptional Family Member Program 1 (719) 567-3920
Housing Referral Office Housing 1 (719) 567-5069
Barracks/Single Service Member Housing Housing 1 (719) 567-3920
Air Force Aid Society Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Shoppette Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3915
Relocation Assistance Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Loan Closet Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Transition Assistance Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Barber Shop Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-2108
Visitor Center Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-5602
Retirement Services Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Main Fitness Center Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-6628
Legal Office Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-5050
Family Center Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Personal Financial Management Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-7341
Victim Advocate Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-7272
Information and Referral Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
West Gate Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-1132
Citizenship and Immigration Services Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Child Development Center Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-4742
School Liaison Office Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Civilian Personnel Office Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3734
Career Focus/Spouse Employment Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
New Parent Support Program Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Ent Federal Credit Union Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 550-6135
Family Advocacy Office Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-5877
Chapel Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3705
Outdoor Recreation Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-2015
Einstein Bagels Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 683-3795
Women, Infants, and Children Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Beneficiary Counseling Assistance Coordinators Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Health and Wellness Center Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-4455
Non-Appropriated Funds Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-5710
Identification and CAC Cards Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-5900
Youth Programs/Centers Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-3920
Accounting & Finance Schriever Air Force 1 (719) 567-5615
Barber Shop Schriever Air Force Base 1 (719) 567-2108
SPB Schriever Air Force Base 1 (719) 567-3920
Chapel Schriever Air Force Base 1 (719) 567-3705
Child Development Center Schriever Air Force Base 1 (719) 567-4742
Civilian Personnel Office Schriever Air Force Base 1 (719) 567-5799
Civilian Personnel Office Schriever Air Force Base 1 (719) 567-5778
Shoppette Schriever Air Force Base 1 (719) 567-4430
Aif Force Aid Society Schriever Air Force Base 1 (719) 567-3920
Enrollment - SNAIC Schriever Air Force Base 1 (719) 556-7804
Family Advocacy Office Schriever Air Force Base 1 (719) 567-5877