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Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association


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.

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Friends and Lovers Balloon Rally

Friends and Lovers Balloon Rally Love is in the … AIR! Please read entire post for all the dates, times, rules and details about this event. Below is our flyer with all the details for anyone who wants to come out and enjoy the show. Please feel free to save this image and the map…

CANCELLED – January Flying Event

I’m sure you have all already seen the crummy weather forecasts. Everyone should sleep in and enjoy the likely snow. We look forward to seeing you all next month for Friends and Lovers. Be on the lookout for more information on the event. Zerek Welz Flying Events Coordinator

January Flying Event

Jan 13th Rio Rancho Launch Field Registration 6:45am Briefing 7:15am If you have a trailer we suggest you enter the field off Northern, on the road that goes along the arroyo and up the hill. All others can take this same road or enter off Broadmoor/Linderhoff. DO NOT enter on Edinburgh!! You will get stuck!…

Happy Hour @ Filling Phillys

Please join us tonight for AAAA Happy Hour at Filling Philly’s located at 3700 Ellison Dr. NW, Albuquerque  87114 at 6:00pm. Also, tonight will be the last opportunity to vote for next years 2019 AAAA theme: Where The Wind Goes Rise Above Propane Therapy Altitude Adjustment Early Risers Please find me tonight to submit your vote….

2019 Friends and Lovers Registration is open!

Registration for the 2019 Friends and Lovers Balloon Rally is now open! It will CLOSE (with no exceptions this year due to the new paperwork requirements from the FAA) December 31. More information regarding the rally, sponsors, and fun and games will follow in the next few weeks. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.Submissions for…