FAQ

Does Balloon Odyssey give Balloon Rides?

Does Balloon Odyssey give Balloon Rides?

Yes.   We love to share ballooning with others. ...

Where do we meet for a balloon flight?

Where do we meet for a balloon flight?

We originate each flight from 108 Urton Lane, Louisville,...

How Long Does a Balloon Flight Last?

How Long Does a Balloon Flight Last?

The actual flight time averages about an hour. The entire...

When Do You Fly Hot Air Balloons?

When Do You Fly Hot Air Balloons?

Hot Air Balloons operate best and safely when atmospheric...

Is there an Age Requirement for a Balloon Ride?

Is there an Age Requirement for a Balloon Ride?

We suggest that children should be tall enough to stand in...

Can I get Involved Without Buying a Balloon?

Can I get Involved Without Buying a Balloon?

Most people learn the ropes by joining the crew of a local...

How Much Does a Balloon Cost?

How Much Does a Balloon Cost?

Like cars and boats, new balloons can vary in size and...

Do You Need a License to fly?

Do You Need a License to fly?

Yes – although actually what you must have to fly is a...

What Equipment is Required for Balloons?

What Equipment is Required for Balloons?

Balloons systems include several parts: The envelope (the...

Who Can Be a Balloonist?

Who Can Be a Balloonist?

Balloon pilots come from all walks of life.    Anyone...

When do balloons fly?

When do balloons fly?

Winds are generally most favorable the first hours after...

How High Do Balloons Fly?

How High Do Balloons Fly?

Balloons typically fly from treetop level all the way up...

What Fuel Do Balloons Use?

What Fuel Do Balloons Use?

Hot-air balloons carry 20 to 45 gallons of propane in...

Can You Steer a Balloon?

Can You Steer a Balloon?

No, not in the true sense.  A balloon travels freely with...

How Do Balloons Fly?

How Do Balloons Fly?

A Hot Air Balloon is an aerostat in which the lifting force...

What does it cost for 3 or more passengers?

What does it cost for 3 or more passengers?

Please contact us for special rates for larger...