NORAD gets ready to track Santa

Santa Claus will visit around 400 million children for Christmas

"NORAD has supported Santa Claus' Christmas Eve operations for 62 years and we are always delighted to help", said Col. Emil Filkorn, EADS commander.

Be sure to keep checking back throughout the day and evening to track Santa's progress.

At 2:01 a.m. on December 24, NORAD will begin to track Santa's journey, streaming videos of Santa Cams.

The big guy has started his epic trip around the world delivering gifts to all the good little boys and girls.

On the go? There is a hotline set up to track Rudolph and the sleigh.

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- The start of NORAD Tracks Santa is actually a pretty amusing story that dates back to 1955.

In 1958, the governments of Canada and the United States created a bi-national air defense command for North America called the North American Aerospace Defense Command, also known as NORAD, which then took on the tradition of tracking Santa.

WDBJ7 is tracking Santa with NORAD! Last year, more than 1,500 volunteers staffed the hotline, which received about 154,000 calls. Amazon Alexa users can also ask for Santa's location and OnStar subscribers can press the OnStar button in their vehicles to locate Santa.

According to a NORAD press release, "any time on December 24, Amazon Alexa users can ask for Santa's location through the NORAD Tracks Santa skill for Amazon Alexa, and OnStar subscribers can press the OnStar button in their vehicles to locate Santa".

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