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Commemorative Balloon Glow in memory of the Newton, Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

Sandy Hook Elementary Balloon Glow

December 21, 2012

Commemorative Balloon Glow in memory of the Newton, Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

4 – 7 p.m. (arrivals beginning 3 p.m.)

Minimum of 26 balloons; one for each of the victims

Using North Gate entrance

Event Contact: Slade Bogle (505) 261-9605

Call Susan Rice, (505) 768-6050 […]

Albuquerque named to top lists for travel for 2013

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12/17/2012 – Albuquerque named to top lists for travel for 2013 Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau

CONTACT(s): Megan Mayo Ryan, Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau office (505) 222-4349; cell (505) 321-7367, mayo@itsatrip.org

Albuquerque named to top lists for travel for 2013 Albuquerque, NM – The experts at Fodor’s Travel announced today that Albuquerque has […]

Weather conditions that keep ballooners on the ground

These past two days the Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association held their annual “Friends and Lovers” February ballooning event. On neither day was the weather good enough to fly so I thought it would be appropriate to post a blog about the weather and the conditions that generally prevent balloonists from flying.

“Weather” to Fly […]

Welcome to the Ballooning Capital of the World Web Site

We would like to welcome you to the Ballooning Capital of the World web site. The Ballooning Capital is located in the greater Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA area including area communities like Rio Rancho.

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is the world’s largest hot air balloon festival and takes place each October. During the balloon […]