Most commercial hot air balloons carry 4-10 people, and use a crew of 1-3 to help layout and inflate the balloon. On March 30th at 8am, we discovered the largest hot air balloon in North America was launching next to us. To give you perspective, the balloon we were flying was a little over 100,000 cubic feet. This balloon pictured below, comes in at over 500,000 cubic feet.
Although it may seem fun to fly in a hot air balloon that big, most guests prefer to fly in a private or semi private hot air balloon.
The basket that sits underneath this giant balloon carries 28 people. Although it may seem fun to fly in a hot air balloon that big, most guests prefer to fly in a private or semi private hot air balloon. At Seattle Hot Air Balloon Flights, you’ll fly with no more than 2 additional couples.
Flying in a private or semi-private balloon also gives you the opportunity to fly in different areas, and talk with the pilot. The hot air balloon season in Seattle is just getting started, and dates are filling up quickly. If your interested in going on a hot air balloon flight in Seattle, go to Seattle Ballooning and book your flight online.