Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport in Queensbury NY
to watch 2018 Adirondack Balloon Festival ...
Fri eve & Sat AM was too windy for balloons to fly,
but Sat eve & Sun morning were great flights of 80-100 balloons.
The field was hosted by Northeast Hot Air RV'ers . [$45 membership]
no hookups & generators need to have vent pipe above rigs due to close parking
If you want to park together with friends, register same area & meet prior & go in together.
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ GATES OPEN AT 2PM FRI [ no early entrees] ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
and you pull vehicle had to be parked outside of field area if you were to use it
: : : : NO VEHICLE MOVEMENT ALLOWED IN FIELD AFTER FRI SUNSET til Sunday : : :
plus had option for pre-pay meals, they had Fri eve pizza, & Sat eve chix dinner
on-site Ice Cream available in day & eves.. Great time, will do again.. and bring friends too
also had 2 bus shuttles down to airport for balloons, food & crafts
Can never predict the weather, glad i got to see them fly''
I drove central MA to event & home.. drove 350mi, at 16mpg, cost $70 fuel, +$45 membership
Ate all my own meals in Kampah. Met others from MA, CT, SC, NY
Look at Flag on RV, that's how strong wind was Friday & Sat am
There were 2 sponsor balloons that flew out of RV area
Local "Party in the street" next week,
then next w/e is a winnie B rally at cape,
then southwest i go