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In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching 13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air…
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In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching 13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air ballooning event on earth. Santa Fe, Hot Air Balloon, Balloon Fiesta, Air Balloon, Ballooning, Event, Balloons, Fiestas, Balloon
In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching 13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air ballooning event on earth.
The Albuquerque Box, influenced by terrain, is a set of predictable wind patterns that make navigating a balloon fairly simple. The box allows pilots to start and finish at the same spot with southern winds at the lower elevations and northern winds at higher elevations. North America, North America Travel, Land Of Enchantment, Northern, Wind, New Mexico
The Albuquerque Box, influenced by terrain, is a set of predictable wind patterns that make navigating a balloon fairly simple. The box allows pilots to start and finish at the same spot with southern winds at the lower elevations and northern winds at higher elevations.
In 2011, Balloon Fiesta commissioned an Economic Impact and Guest Research Study. Here's an overview of the findings: Study, Research Studies, Guest, Impact, Numbers
In 2011, Balloon Fiesta commissioned an Economic Impact and Guest Research Study. Here's an overview of the findings:
Every year, Balloon Fiesta's hot air ballooning competitions tests the skill levels and patience of every pilot.  www.Balloonfiesta.com Competition, Levels
Every year, Balloon Fiesta's hot air ballooning competitions tests the skill levels and patience of every pilot. www.Balloonfiesta.com
In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching  13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air ballooning event on earth.  Read our timeline about Balloon Fiesta's history. Mexico, Albuquerque
In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching 13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air ballooning event on earth. Read our timeline about Balloon Fiesta's history.
In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching  13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air ballooning event on earth.  The Albuquerque International #BalloonFiesta involves many different aspects – more than just balloons! www.Balloonfiesta.com Trip
In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching 13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air ballooning event on earth. The Albuquerque International #BalloonFiesta involves many different aspects – more than just balloons! www.Balloonfiesta.com
In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching  13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air ballooning event on earth.  The Albuquerque International #BalloonFiesta involves many different aspects – more than just balloons! Ideas
In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching 13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air ballooning event on earth. The Albuquerque International #BalloonFiesta involves many different aspects – more than just balloons!