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Weather comes through for Flight of the Nations


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The Flight of the Nations launch at Balloon Fiesta was a go Wednesday after an hours-long wait due to wind.

Media relations director Tom Garrity tweeted that the word of the day at the fiesta was patience. Soon after, Garrity also tweeted that the upper winds were improving and officials […]

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 […]