How to track Santa from your iPhone or iPad

How to track Santa from your iPhone or iPad
Tracking Santa as he flies across the world delivering toys is easy.
Photo: Cult of Mac

It’s Christmas Eve, and Santa Claus is on his way. You can find out exactly where he is with the help of NORAD and your Mac or iPhone. You can even track Jolly Old Saint Nick’s progress in real time.

Here’s how:

How to find NORAD Tracks Santa

The North American Aerospace Defense Command has been keeping tabs on Santa for 65 years. NORAD tracks man-made objects over the North Poll, so it’s perfect to keep an eye on a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer.

There are two options for following St. Nickolas’ progress. There’s the NORAD Tracks Santa website (noradsanta.org). And iPhone and iPad users can download NORAD Tracks Santa application from the App Store.

Both offer moving maps showing the exact location of Rudolph and friends. And there are videos from Santa Cams with recorded footage of Santa at that location.

The NORAD tracker also a twitter account with frequent updates on St. Nick’s progress as he flies across the world delivering toys.

He’s is working his way across Europe as we publish this, so you’d better jump in bed and cover your head because Santa Claus comes tonight.