Peterson AFB is home to the 21 SW, HQ AFSPC and NORAD/NORTHCOM. The base is co-located with the Colorado Springs Airport, just east of Powers Blvd and south of Hwy 24. It has an active runway which hosts a reserve C-130 unit, a few DV jets and the Peterson AFB Aeroclub.
Military members relocating to Peterson AFB typically choose to live in the Powers Corridor, Falcon, Briargate, Security/Widefield and Central Colorado Springs areas. These neighborhoods offer quick and easy access to base, with most areas ranging from a 5-20 minute commute.
Peterson AFB Homes for Sale
Briargate’s main draw for a Peterson AFB Relocation is the school system, District 20. Colorado Springs D-20 is renowned for its scholastic programs and is regarded as one of the best in the city. The commute from Briargate to Peterson AFB is approximately 20 minutes.
The neighborhoods along Powers Blvd offer both a quick commute and convenient access to a wide range of restaurants and retail shopping. These two reasons make the Powers area a very popular choice for Peterson AFB relocations. The commute from the Powers Corridor to Peterson AFB ranges from 10-20 minutes.
The town of Falcon is just northeast of Peterson AFB. It’s located right off Hwy 24, providing quick drive to the East or North Gate. Since Falcon is outside of the city, it offers larger lots and homes for the same price. Falcon’s school system, D-49 is also highly ranked, adding to family appeal. The commute from Falcon to Peterson Air Force Base is approximately 15 minutes.
Central Colorado Springs
The Central Colorado Springs area is another, lesser known option, for Peterson AFB real estate. The east and northeast neighborhoods are great for families, with well-established, mature landscaping and quiet communities. The central and downtown areas are a popular choice for single buyers and couples looking to be closer to the social scene or prefer the charm and character of older homes. The commute from the Central Colorado Springs area ranges from 10-20 minutes.
Security and Widefield are west of Peterson AFB. These homes offer the best value for the money of any Peterson AFB homes for sale. The commute from Security/Widefield ranges from 5-15 minutes.