Air Force Physical Fitness Test Standards
UPDATED: Air Force Standards for the 2017 Physical Fitness Requirements and PT Test
was designed to help
military airmen who
already have a fitness
background to excel
even further on their
pushups, situps, and 1.5
If this is your first time
your doctor before
starting any exercise
or fitness program.
Updated for the 2011
The last revisions to the Air Force fitness program took effect Oct. 21, 2013. Changes include
additions to the body composition component of the fitness assessment, delegation of appeal
authority for fitness assessments and changes to the walk test.
The Air Force is continuing to strengthen and refine their physical fitness testing standards.
Currently the Physical Fitness Test requires Airmen and Officers to run 1.5 miles, complete the
maximum amount of push-ups and sit-ups in one minute and then have their abdominal
circumference measured. This site displays those testing standards, and provides resources
for improving both your overall physical fitness and Air Force physical fitness test.
Air Force Fitness Test Standards
Male Fitness Test Standards -- Air Force Standards for Males under 25 to 55+
Female Fitness Test Standards -- Air Force Standards for Females under 25 to 55+
Standards for Measuring Abdominal Circumference -- Standards for the Abdominal
Fitness Score Chart -- Air Force Calculator for Scoring the Physical Test
Alternate PT Test -- Information on the 2mi walk
Air Force Fitness Test Resources
10 Steps - 10 Steps to excel on your next PT Test
Heart Rate -- Recommended heart rate when exercising
Pushup Training Plan -- Eight Week Training Plan fore the Air Force Pushup Test
Situp Training Plan -- Eight Week Training Plan for the Air Force Situp Test
1.5 Mile run Training plan -- Eight Week Training Plan for the 1.5 mile Run
USAF Fitness Chart -- Download the USAF Fitness Chart.