COLUMBUS AERONAUTS specializes in Hot Air Balloon Flights, Private Exclusive Flights, Tethered Balloons Promotion or Events, Corporate Advertising Flights, Aerial Branding, Marketing and Advertising, Private, and Corporate events.

Fly with us to experience one of Ohio's many scenic countryside views from up above in one of our hot air balloons, or if you're interested in the promotional side of our business, we can help promote your business or organization in a larger than life way.

For more information about what we do or to make a reservation for your scenic hot air balloon flight:

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Columbus Aeronaut News

Our New Hot Air Balloon's Inaugural Flight

The Columbus Aeronauts fleet have gained a new balloon this year. Our new balloon named Stafford had her Inaugural flight this past Sunday evening 05.19.2024 in Marysville, Ohio.  Our new hot air balloon was built by Cameron Balloons US in Ann Arbor, Michigan this past winter and was designed by Russ Jurg, the owner of Columbus Aeronauts. We are looking forward to many many new balloon adventures in this beautiful new Cameron Z-120 hot air balloon.  


We are taking Reservation Now for the 2024 Ballooning Season !!

Its never too early to reserve a date for your hot air balloon adventure for Spring,Summer or Fall. If you have a special occasion coming up in 2024 and would like to do something unique for someone special, or you have a group of friends that would like to go up for balloon adventure. All we require is a $50 Deposit (non refundable) to hold your specific date, then the remaining balance would be due on the day of your scheduled balloon flight. If


A New Special Shape Balloon officially takes flight

One of the new balloons that we worked on with our client and with Cameron Balloons in Ann Arbor, Michigan for a about a year with design ideas and construction of the balloon. The balloon named Lenore took flight for the first time last year in Temecula, California. Here’s the National Ballooning Magazine editorial from the Balloon Federation of America about the new special shape balloon we sold and was graciously named after Columbus Aeronauts owner Russ Jurg's Mom by the


Our Saudi Arabian Balloon Adventure

An experience of a lifetime traveling all the way to Saudi Arabia for a international event with 99 other balloons to kick off 2020. We even made the cover and featured story of the national ballooning magazine for the Balloon Federation of America. Hope to make it back there someday.   


Neil Armstrong - Apollo 11 - 50th Anniversary Celebration in Wapakoneta, Ohio

Columbus Aeronauts was honored to be invited to take part in the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 and Neil Armstrong becoming the first man on the moon. This photo was taken on the first day of the First Man on the Moon celebration in Neil Armstrong's hometown of Wapakoneta, Ohio ( Friday July 12th, 2019)  Photo Creds: Tom H. 


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