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Air Force Blue (USAF) Color

Color Name: Air Force Blue (USAF)
Hex Color Code: #00308F
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 48, 143)
CMYK Values *: 100.00%, 66.43%, 0.00%, 43.92%

What color is Air Force Blue (USAF)?

Air Force Blue (USAF) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Air Force Blue (USAF) is #00308F, and the RGB color code is RGB(0, 48, 143).

In the RGB color model, Air Force Blue (USAF) has a red value of 0, a green value of 48, and a blue value of 143. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 100.0% cyan, 66.4% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 43.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 219.9° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 28.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Air Force Blue (USAF) has a hue of 219.9° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 56.1 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Air Force Blue (USAF) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(0, 48, 143)

Red 0 (0.0%)
Green 48 (18.8%)
Blue 143 (56.1%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Cyan 100.00%
Magenta 66.43%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 43.92%


Hue 219.86°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 28.04 %.


Hue 219.86°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 56.08 %.
LRV ~ 4.1 %
Munsell Color System 4.3PB 2.3/13.1
XYZ X : 6.01
Y : 4.1
Z : 26.46
YXY Y1 : 4.1
X : 0.16
Y2 : 0.11
CMY C : 100.00%
M : 81.18%
Y : 43.92%
CIE-Lab L : 23.99
A : 26.88
B : -55.86
CIE-Lch L : 23.99
C : 61.99
H : 295.7
CIE-Luv L : 23.99
U : -10.61
V : -67.75
Hunter-Lab L : 20.24
A : 17.62
B : -63.34

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Color Combinations

Air Force Blue (USAF) - #00308F Color Schemes and Palettes

Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.


Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.


Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Air Force Blue (USAF). The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

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Tetradic Color Scheme Palette


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