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Balloons lift off at AirportFest

balloonFascinated by hot air balloons? Get a glimpse of the world of lighter-than-air flight this year at AirportFest during AOPA’s Aviation Summit, Nov. 5 through 7.

Peter O. Knight Airport in Tampa, Fla., will be host to a hot air balloon fly-out and night glow during AirportFest. Watch the dazzling lights of balloons in the night sky at the night glow, one of the many activities at AirportFest giving you an opportunity to celebrate every aspect of aviation, from remote control airplanes to skydiving.

Festivities will include vintage aircraft displays, food, music, and events for children. You can even arrive at AirportFest in style, cruising to the airport in a 110-foot water taxi on the bay. Shuttles also will be running between AirportFest and the Tampa Convention Center, where you can look at more airplanes and even buy pilot gear ranging from watches and T-shirts, to headsets and learn-to-fly materials.

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