NORAD tracks Santa's Christmas Eve movements for 62nd year

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is for the 62nd year tracking the flight path of Santa Claus and his sleigh as he makes his way around the world on Christmas Eve. 

NORADsanta.org shows visitors Santa’s location on a world map, his next stop and his expected arrival time at a selected location. The site also displays a running tab of how many gifts he has delivered, and shows the weather at the North Pole.

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The website also offers games and activities, and kids can follow along on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

As a new feature this year, Amazon Echo users can enable the voice-activated Alexa computer to relay updates on Santa’s location.

NORAD uses infrared radar, defense satellites and other surveillance equipment to track the whereabouts of Santa's sleigh, with more than 1,500 volunteers helping to follow Santa's route.

NORAD has been tracking Santa since 1955, when a young boy reportedly called a military commander through a misprinted phone number in a department store ad, looking to speak with Saint Nick.