Air Force PT Test Standards

Official Information on the 2023 Air Force PT Test

Why does the Airforce Offer less time for the Pushups and Situps?

Answer: While the Air Force officials could have increased running distance to 2 or 3 miles, and changed the pushup and sit-up times to 2 minutes instead of 1 minute. It would accomplish little more than the Airmen taking a longer fitness test. Fitness experts are in concensesus that that the Air Force can adequately gauge a member’s fitness with a 1 ½-mile run and 1 minute each of pushups and sit-ups.

However, if you would like to do a few extra situps or pushups you are more than welcome to…