Monday, 20 August, 2018

Tracking Santa's Yuletide Journey With NORAD

If you could have any gift for Christmas, what would it be? SANTA TRACKER: When will Santa arrive in central Indiana?
Kayla Schwartz | 24 December, 2017, 04:12

The North American Aerospace Defense Command is a United States and Canada bi-national organization charged with the mission of aerospace warning, aerospace control and maritime warning in the defense of North America.

The journey of Santa will be tracked lived by the members of NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) and Google's Santa Tracker.

As NORAD readies for its annual tracking of Santa and his magical reindeer, we have the count down here: It begins at 10 p.m.

While all eyes will be on the skies searching for Santa's sleigh on Christmas Eve, the men and women of NORAD know exactly where the jolly old elf is - and they'll tell you if you ask!

It's a three-banner day for local women's hockey
An Okanagan Hockey Academy alumni will be representing Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The 22-year-old has been in the Hockey Canada system since 2011, working her way up to reach this point.

I beg you not to publish any more combinations of bridge/tunnel debate and Santa Claus. The joint US-Canadian command is based at Petersen Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. At 6 a.m. E.S.T, children and parents can call the NORAD operations floor at 1-877-Hi-NORAD (1-877-446-6723) or send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. For any children reading this, no, Santa Claus does not bring grown-ups very large items used to carry cars and trucks over or through bodies of water.

The director, Colonel Harry Shoup, instructed his staff that for the rest of the night any children who called in should be told that CONAD was tracking Santa's progress on radar, and provided with an update on his location. Instead of reaching Santa, the phone rang through to the Crew Commander on duty at the Continental Air Defense Command Operations Center.

Google is releasing its Santa Tracker for another year.

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