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If you want to check in and see where Santa and his reindeer are on his Christmas Eve journey NORAD has you covered in its 62nd year.

The official NORAD Santa tracker is up and running with a tally of how many gifts have been delivered in real time. You can watch and follow in real time below.

Hundreds of volunteers at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado are taking calls and answering questions of individuals who want to know where Santa is on his Christmas Eve travels, according to an Associated Press article.

It all started in 1955 when a newspaper ad invited children to call Santa but mistakenly ran the phone number for the hotline for NORAD's predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command.

Last year, NORAD Tracks Santa received nearly 154,200 phone calls and 10.7 million unique website visitors. You can also follow Santa's journey on social media on Facebook and on the Twitter handle @NoradSanta

The toll-free telephone number is 1-877-Hi-NORAD or 1-877-446-6723 or visit

— Adam Colver 

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Adam Colver is the online editor at The Post-Star. He manages The Post-Star's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and He can be reached at


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