Aerophile: The World Leader in Balloon Flight

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Type
3D Show
Level
C - Major Attraction
Height Requirement
None
Fastpass+
No
Status
Open
Disney Warning
For safety, you should be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems, motion sickness, or other conditions that could be aggravated by this adventure.

Supervise children at all times.

ABOUT

Aerophile: The World Leader in Balloon Flight is a tethered helium balloon in Disney Springs’ West Side that offers views of Walt Disney World from 400 feet.

 

TECHNICAL NOTES

It is the world’s largest hand-painted helium balloon.

APPEALS TO

Families, children

VEHICLE DESCRIPTIONS

The balloon was custom-built for Disney by Paris-based company Aérophile S.A., the Aéro30 is filled with 210,000 cubic feet of helium. The balloon’s 19-foot-diameter basket holds up to 29 people, plus one Aérophile-certified pilot.

HISTORICAL NOTES

The attraction was known as Characters in Flight from it’s opening in 2009 until July 2017 when it was renamed, Aerophile: The World Leader in Balloon Flight.

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