Meeting location is Johnson County Executive Airport, Olathe, KS
May - September:
Daily - Sunrise & Sunset
October - April:
Saturday & Sunday - Sunrise & Sunset
- Your FAA certified pilot has over 22 years of experience flying
- Embrace the serenity as you float effortlessly thousands of feet above the ground
- Traditional champagne toast
- A romantic experience you will remember for a lifetime!
Enjoy one of the most romantic experiences available, a private hot air balloon ride over the quiet Kansas City countryside.
You will float majestically through the sky in a graceful hot air balloon enjoying the peaceful, tranquil and breathtaking atmosphere of this aerial adventure.
Your FAA certified pilot has over 22 years experience flying hot air balloons and has logged over 1,000 hours as pilot-in-command.
After flying from tree-top level to several thousand feet, your once-in-a-lifetime experience will conclude with a champagne toast and either a breakfast snack or a sunset snack while the crew packs up the balloon.
Ballooning is an intoxicating experience and is a great way to celebrate that special occasion or to spend time with that special someone.
Flights are scheduled at sunrise and just before sunset because that is when the winds are the calmest.
All passengers must be at least 10 years old and be able to climb in and out of the basket and chase vehicle unassisted.
45 minutes - 1 hour of flight time
Up to 6 per balloon
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What to Wear:
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. Tennis shoes or comfortable footwear is important.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 3 weeks in advance.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 14 days prior to your experience, failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.
What time are flights scheduled?
Morning flights meet a half an hour before sunrise and evening flights meet three hours before sunset.
What is the temperature in the balloon?
The temperature does not change much from the ground to our top altitude. You lose three degrees every 1,000 feet. So if it is 75 degrees on the ground at 1,000 feet it will be 72 degrees.
What does the flight feel like?
Flying in a balloon is like nothing else you will ever experience! You will become part of the wind gliding above the tree tops. A ride in a balloon is a very smooth, peaceful, enjoyable experience.
Where will we land?
You will land where the wind takes you. Your pilot will steer the balloon using wind directions at different altitudes, but ultimately Mother Nature decides where you will land.
What altitude will we reach?
You will fly anywhere from tree top level to several thousand feet.
What is the balloon made of?
Hot air balloons are made of a polyester or nylon material.
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