Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association
& AAAA Education Foundation

Welcome to the Quad A (AAAA)

The Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association (AAAA or "Quad-A"), located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the sport of hot air ballooning. As the largest community ballooning organization in the world, we advance the sport through numerous opportunities for continued growth and development. We inform you, we encourage you, we support you, and then we let you fly.

Latest News

Nov 17, 2014

Private Pilot Ground School 

 February 27, 28 & March 1, 2015

      Registration deadline Feb. 18

      before Feb. 9th  - $155* AAAA member, $175* non members

      after Feb. 9th - $200* members and non members

 Commercial Pilot Ground School

 April 24, 25 & 26, 2015

      Registration deadline April 15

      before April 7th - $155* AAAA member, $175* non members

      after April 7th - $200* members and non members


Both ground schools meet Friday evening and all day Saturday and Sunday at the AIBF Office at 4401 Alameda Blvd NE in Albuquerque.