NORAD Santa Tracker

The Santa Tracker will be in effect tomorrow night. [Sunday]

The NORAD Santa Tracker began in 1955, when a misprint in a newspaper in Colorado Springs, Colorado gave the number of the Colorado Springs Continental Air Defense Command, and a child asked about the whereabouts of Santa Claus.


The Colonel of the base saw the value in the incident and agreed to keep tracking Santa, leading to the birth of the Santa Tracker.

Today, an interactive website is available to show the journey of the Jolly man himself as he travels the world at

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