MOABC is located in Alderson Hall and the General Research Laboratories (GRL) on the Colorado School of Mines campus. Mines is located in Golden, Colorado, only 15 miles west of Denver’s downtown business district. This proximity to a large metropolitan area and Denver International Airport (the nation’s sixth- and world’s 11th-largest airport) provides excellent and ready access to MOABC. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains near many of the world’s premier ski resorts and Rocky Mountain National Park, Golden enjoys over 300 days of sunshine a year.