Day 9 of Balloon Fiesta – Farewell mass ascension

Balloon Fiesta

It’s the final mass ascension of the 2019 Balloon Fiesta. From the pilots briefing official say they are looking at a fairly quiet weather pattern which is a good morning for the Albuquerque box.

For morning flight, pilots can expect lighter winds near the surface layer. At 6:15 a.m. the Sunport is at 47 degrees with winds out of the south east at 3 knots.

Krispy Kreme Morning Glow. #balloonfiesta

Posted by KRQE News 13 on Sunday, October 13, 2019
The Isleta balloon flies the American Flag for the National Anthem

Balloon inflation. #balloonfiesta #slowmotion

Posted by KRQE News 13 on Sunday, October 13, 2019

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