Before you Fly Content
Arriving for Your Flight
When to arrive
We ask that you arrive 30 minutes before your flight is scheduled to depart so we can answer any questions you may have and get everyone situated for take-off. Please be prompt in arriving for your flight and be sure to complete your digital waiver before arrival.
Where to arrive
Meeting spots for our flights will change based on the weather, but our team will keep you in the loop once you book your flight. Meeting spot will be at 1910 E Florence Blvd, Casa Grande, AZ 85122 beside the Texas Roadhouse.
Check your Flight Status
Sunrise and Morning Flights: Call our WEATHER HOTLINE NUMBER any time after 4:30 AM the day of your flight to check your flight status at 223-529-4111.
Sunset, Daytime, and Evening Flights: Call our WEATHER HOTLINE NUMBER two hours before your flight to check your flight status at 223-529-4111.
Things You'll Need Before Liftoff
What to bring
While you don’t need to bring anything specific for your flight, we highly recommend bringing a camera to capture the amazing views – and be sure to check your memory space! Our team is more than happy to take group photos for you, too.
What not to bring
When it comes to your flight, there are a few things we encourage you not to bring. Please leave purses and large bags on the ground or with the crew, where they will be securely stored for safekeeping and won’t take up additional space in the basket.
Review Our Release Form And Flight Requirements Before You Fly
Before you fly, please take a moment to complete your digital waiver. This only takes a few moments and is required for you to participate in your flight.
We are conveniently located 45 minutes south of Phoenix, AZ, in Casa Grande, and take flight over the beautiful sunset Sonoran desert. Our meeting location is at 1910 E Florence Blvs, Casa Grande, AZ 85122 beside the Texas Roadhouse, ideally situated for those who live in Scottsdale, Glendale, Peoria, Surprise, Chandler, Tempe, Mesa, and Gilbert, AZ, as well as all other locations in the greater Phoenix area.
Plan your ride today or call our office at 223-529-4110 with any questions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our flights last 45-60 minutes.
Dress comfortably as though you would for the day’s weather—especially in the summer—as it tends to be 5-10 degrees hotter in the balloon than the air temperature. Do not overdress. We recommend wearing sneakers or hiking shoes for support. No sandals, heels, or open-toed shoes are allowed in the hot air balloon.
Bring a camera of some sort (and be sure to check your memory space!).
No. There is no physical connection between the earth and the balloon such as there is in a tall building. This complete freedom seems to alleviate any apprehension or anxiety.
Our meeting location is at 1910 E Florence Blvd, Casa Grande, AZ 85122 beside the Texas Roadhouse and is easily accessible from Scottsdale, Glendale, Peoria, Surprise, Chandler, Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert, Sun City, and all other locations in the greater Phoenix area.
No. The balloon moves at the same speed as the wind, so there is no feeling of motion. The sensation of ballooning is the complete absence of sensation. “Tranquil,” “calm,” and “relaxing” are the words used most often by our passengers to describe ballooning.
Gratuities are not included in flight certificate pricing and should be extended to crew persons individually.
It’s wise to plan on hitting a restroom before you arrive at the Launch Site. Depending on the time of year, there may not be a restroom available.