About Peterson AFB

Peterson Air Force Base is located just 15 minutes from downtown Colorado Springs and just south of the bustling Powers Corridor, making it the ideal location to purchase a home for sale in Colorado Springs right now. Military families will find plenty of beautiful and well-appointed homes for sale near Peterson Air Force base, making it easy to transition from anywhere in the nation to this desirable and beautiful city. Peterson Air Force base is surrounded by the best Colorado Springs real estate has to offer, so check out the homes for sale in this area and let our team help you relocate easily.

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The communities near Peterson Air Force Base boast charming neighborhoods, quiet streets, and a variety of modern new builds mixed with more established homes. Back and front yards are found with nearly all homes for sale near Peterson Air Force Base, and military families will find easy access to the base as a huge plus.

Townhouses and condos are also available for those looking for a smaller yet still spacious home, and these usually come with access to pools and fitness centers as well. The neighborhoods closest to Peterson Air Force Base are Powers, Falcon, East Colorado Springs, and Cimarron Hills, and there has been a tremendous amount of new builds near this area in the last few years, so real estate options abound. Many military families have had great luck finding their new home for sale off Highway 24 near Falcon, as this is a hugely popular and fast-growing area right now.


Great news for homebuyers looking to invest in Colorado Springs real estate near Peterson Air Force Base: there are hundreds of new build homes available just 15 minutes from base. These homes, mostly in the Lorson Ranch neighborhood, are energy-efficient, well-appointed, and offer huge value both in terms of quality and craftsmanship. Homes in Lorson Ranch are not only close to Peterson AFB, but they offer 10 year home warranties, new fixtures and flooring, stunning modern details throughout, impeccable landscaping, and a wonderful sense of community. These homes are the perfect option for growing military families looking to feel settled in a quiet, safe neighborhood near Peterson Air Force Base. What’s more, this new Peterson AFB real estate development offers direct access to Highway 24 and I25, making a trek across town quick and easy.


  • Elementary: Patrick Henry, Wilson,
  • Middle/Junior: Horizon
  • High: Mitchell

Webster University is also provided through Peterson Air Force Base and offers flexible programs to anyone serving the military or working full-time.


Peterson Air Force Base homes are some of the most centrally located homes for sale in Colorado Springs. Though Peterson AFB is on the east side of Colorado Springs, the instant access to Highway 24 and Powers make most of the city just a short drive away. The plentiful amount of restaurants and conveniences available along the Powers corridor are between 5-10 minutes away, making a night out or weekly grocery shopping even easier.

There is a movie theater close by, and hop on Platte Ave and go west and you’ll find yourself downtown in less than 15 minutes. Everything military families in Colorado Springs need can be found close to homes near Peterson Air Force Base, and with the help of our team, you’re sure to find the one that’s perfect for you.


Base Website: http://www.peterson.af.mil/

Base Operator: 719-554-7321 or DSN 312-834-7321

Population: There are currently over 6,750 members on active duty and over 26,000 civilian employees, family members, and retirees that are part of the Peterson AFB family, many of whom live off-base in Colorado Springs.

Area Population: Colorado Springs is home to over 450,000 residents and growing.

Housing: On-Post: There is a limited selection of housing available on base, which is owned and operated by Tierra Vista Communities.

Housing Off-Post: There are a number of Colorado Springs military homes for sale just minutes from the base. For more information, get in touch with our team! We specialize in helping military families find the perfect home.

Employment: Visit the Military.com’s Peterson AFB Base Guide for more information about current career opportunities at the base.


Child Care & Development Centers: Peterson AFB offers the Main Child Development Center (in building 1350) with hourly and full-day care for children aged six-weeks to five years-old and the Pete East Child Development Center (in building 2004) which also offers hourly and full-day care, for children ages 1-5.

Schools: None on base. There are a number of schools off base in the Falcon School District #49, and Colorado Springs School District #11.

Youth Services: The R.P. Lee Youth Center in building 1555 offers programs for kids of all ages, from after-school care to organized sports. Contact them at 719-556-7220 to learn more.


Commissary: 719-556-7765

Banking: ENT Federal Credit Union

Places to eat: McDonalds

Aquatics Center: offers swimming lessons, lifeguard training programs, leisure swims, and lane swimming.

Golfing: Silver Springs Golf Course

Bowling: Peterson Lanes

Gyms: Base Fitness Center

Outdoor Recreation: Peterson Air Force Base Outdoor Recreation

Museum: Peterson Air & Space Museum Foundation, a stunning indoor and outdoor park showcasing some of the best in American aviation throughout history.

Medical Services: 21st Medical Group is the on-base medical outpatient facility serving Peterson AFB and Schriever AFB personnel. You can access their services by calling 719-524-2273 or 719-526-2273. The center is not an emergent care facility, so if you need immediate assistance you’ll have to visit one of the community’s nearby hospitals.

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