Aeronaut News

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

2024 January 2
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 you have any questions, concerns or to schedule a flight. Please feel to give us a call. All of our pilots are highly experienced pilots with many years of flying and they all have FAA Class 2 Medical Certificates. Here is the link to our pricing

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Holiday Gift Certifcates - Available Now

2023 November 6
Trying to thinking of a unique gift idea for someone special this holiday season ? How about a hot air balloon adventure gift certificates with Columbus Aeronauts ? Our holiday gift certificates are available now !!! For more information visit our website: www.columbusaeronauts.com If you have any questions or would like to purchase one of our gift certificates, just call our office (614)699-1492 or email info@columbusaeronauts.com

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A New Special Shape Balloon officially takes flight

2022 February 9
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 new owner of the balloon Sheryl Reichert. There’s a mention about Russ Jurg and his mom on the 4th page.  

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Our Saudi Arabian Balloon Adventure

2020 January 1
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.   

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Holiday Gift Certificates - Available Now

2019 November 25
Trying to think of a cool and unique gift idea for a family member of friend ? Consider a hot air balloon adventure gift certificate with Columbus Aeronauts. Available Now !! Just Call Us to Purchase.  (614)699-1492

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

2019 July 12
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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Father / Son Flight to Celebrate Dad's 70th Birthday

2018 October 18
Mike and his Dad John went up in our hot air balloon for an aerial adventure over Marysville, Ohio to help celebrate John's 70's birthday. We traveled almost 14 miles for a scenic view of Central Ohio's countryside.    

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Fall Family Adventure

2018 October 13
A nice family from the Finley, Ohio area traveled down to Columbus for a hot air balloon adventure to help celebrate their daughter's birthdays. Turned out to be a beautiful Fall evening flight over Delaware, Ohio. 

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A Friends Adventure Flight

2018 August 23
Grab 3 of your closest friends and go on a hot air balloon adventure with Columbus Aeronauts. That's what these 4 friends did this evening. Kate, Meg, Devon and Mike decided to have a unique Thursday evening up in the sky for an excited adventure from Bellepoint, Ohio ( Which is just north of Dublin, and right next to Delaware ) and flew into Delaware, Ohio. Couldn't have asked for better weather !!!    

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Kathryn and Andrew's Engagement Flight

2018 July 19
Andrew asked his girlfriend Kathryn to marry him this evening at exactly a mile up above the ground this evening, and she said YES !!! :) We traveled 15 miles from Bellepoint, Ohio to a small town north of Marysville for a romantic adventure flight. Congrats on your engagement from Columbus Aeronauts. 

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