The 18th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta Schedule of Events

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The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is an annual event that occurs between January and February at the Omni Aviation Complex in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga. It features multicolored hot air balloons with more than a hundred balloon pilots from around the world. This hot air balloon event is the biggest aviation sports event in the Philippines. The 18th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will be held on February 21-24, 2013 at Omni Aviation Complex, Clark Special Economic Zone in Pampanga
Below is the Schedule of Events for the Philippines Hot Air Balloon Festival 2013

February 21, 2013 (Thursday)
06:20AM-06:30AM Philippine Flag jump
06:30AM-08:00AM Hot Air Balloon flight
07:30AM-08:00AM RP/Malaysian/Spain/Australia Paragliding Exhibition
08:00AM-08:30AM Meynard Halili Aerobatic Show
08:30AM-09:00AM Breitling Jet Team Aerobatic Exhibition
09:00AM-09:15AM Radio-controlled model aircraft demonstration
09:15AM-09:45AM PT 13 Stearman
09:45AM-10:30AM PNP Skydiving Exhibition
10:30AM-11:30AM AOPA-P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition
11:30AM-12:00NN Breitling Jet Team Aerobatic Exhibition
12:00NN-12:30PM German Aerobatic Glider Flight
12:30PM-01:00PM KAP/KTP Kite Flying Exhibition
01:00PM-01:45PM Airlink/WCC/Omni/Airlink/Alpha Flyby
01:45PM-02:30PM AOPA-P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition
02:30PM-02:45PM FEATI/PHILSCA Rocketry/RC Demonstration
02:45PM-03:15PM Radio-controlled model aircraft demonstration
03:15PM-04:00PM ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights and Flour Bombing
04:00PM-04:30PM RP/US/Malaysia/Spain/Australia Paragliding Exhibition
04:30PM-05:00PM Skydiving and Tandem Jumping Exhibition
05:00PM-05:30PM Meynard Halili Aerobatic Show
05:30PM-06:00PM Hot Air Balloon Fly-in, RC Nightflyers    

February 22, 2013 (Friday)
06:20AM-06:30AM Philippine Flag jump
06:30AM-08:00AM Hot Air Balloon flight
07:30AM-08:00AM RP/Malaysian/Spain/Australia Paragliding Exhibition
08:00AM-08:30AM Meynard Halili Aerobatic Show
08:30AM-08:45AM PT 13 Stearman
08:45AM-09:30AM Skydiving Exhibition
09:30AM-10:30AM AOPA-P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition
10:30AM-11:00AM ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights and Flour Bombing
11:00AM-11:15AM FEATI/PHILSCA Rocketry/RC Demonstration
11:15AM-11:45AM Radio-controlled model aircraft demonstration
11:45AM-12:15NN Paragliding Tow Exhibition
12:15PM-12:30PM KAP/KTP Kite Flying Exhibition
12:30PM-01:15PM WCC/Omni/Airlink/Alpha/Leading Edge Flyby
01:15PM-01:45PM German Aerobatic Glider Flight
01:45PM-02:15PM Car Drifting Display
02:15PM-02:45PM Radio-controlled Jet Turbine Model Aircraft demonstration
02:45PM-03:15PM ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights
03:15PM-03:45PM AOPA-P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition
03:45PM-04:15PM Skydiving Exhibition
04:15PM-04:45PM Meynard Halili Aerobatic Show
04:45PM-05:15PM RP/Malaysian/Spain/Australia Paragliding/Towing Exhibition
05:30PM-06:00PM Hot Air Balloon Fly-in, RC Nightflyers

February 23, 2013 (Saturday)
06:20AM-06:30AM Philippine Flag jump
06:30AM-08:00AM Hot Air Balloon flight
07:30AM-08:00AM RP/Malaysian/Spain/Australia Paragliding Exhibition
08:00AM-08:30AM Meynard Halili Aerobatic Show
08:30AM-09:00AM Breitling Jet Team Aerobatic Exhibition
09:00AM-09:45AM AOPA-P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition
09:45AM-10:30AM Tandem Skydiving Exhibition
10:30AM-11:00AM ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights and Flour Bombing
11:00AM-11:30AM Turbine RC Flying Display
11:30AM-12:00NN Helicopter Flight Display
12:00NN-12:30NN Philippine Coast Guard Rescue Demonstration
12:30NN-01:00PM PT I3 Stearman/AOPA-P Flyby
01:00PM-01:30PM WCC/Omni/PPA/CIA/Orient/Airlink Flyby
01:30PM-02:00PM Winch-launched German Aerobatic Glider Flight
02:00PM-02:30PM KAP/KTP Kiteflying Demonstration
02:30PM-03:00PM Paragliding Tow Exhibition
03:00PM-03:30PM Radio-controlled Jet Turbine Model Aircraft demonstration
03:30PM-04:00PM ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights 
04:00PM-04:30PM Meynard Halili Aerobatic Show
04:30PM-05:00PM Skydiving Exhibition
05:00PM-05:30PM RP/Malaysian/Spain/Australia Paragliding Exhibition
05:30PM-06:00PM Hot Air Balloon Fly-in, RC Nightflyers

February 24, 2013 (Sunday)
06:20AM-06:30AM Philippine Flag jump
06:30AM-08:00AM Hot Air Balloon flight
07:30AM-08:00AM RP/Malaysian/Spain/Australia Paragliding Exhibition
08:00AM-08:30AM Meynard Halili Aerobatic Show
08:30AM-09:00AM Breitling Jet Team Aerobatic Exhibition
09:00AM-09:45AM Wings Over Asia/AOPA-P Light Aircraft Balloon Bursting Competition 
09:45AM-10:30AM Tandem Skydiving Exhibition
10:30AM-11:00AM Radio-controlled Model Aircraft demonstration
11:00AM-11:30AM ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights & Flour Bombing
11:30AM-12:00NN Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue Demo
12:00NN-12:30NN Radio-controlled Model Aircraft demonstration
12:30NN-01:00PM German Aerobatic Glider Flight
01:00PM-01:30PM Car Drifting Demonstration
01:30PM-02:00PM PT I3/WCC/Omni/Airlink/Leading Edge Flyby
02:00PM-02:30PM KAP/KTP Kiteflying Demonstration
02:30PM-02:45PM FEATI/PHILSCA Rocketry/RC Demonstration
02:45PM-03:15PM ACFC Ultralight/Microlight Aircraft Formation Flights
03:15PM-03:30PM PT I3 Stearman Flyby
03:30PM-04:00PM Skydiving Exhibition
04:00PM-04:30PM Meynard Halili Aerobatic Show
04:30PM-05:30PM RP/Malaysian/Spain/Australia Paragliding Exhibition
05:30PM-06:00PM Hot Air Balloon Fly-in, RC Nightflyers, Fireworks

Ticket Price: Php250.00
Tickets are available at the event's gate; SM Ticketnet, ROX Bonifacio Global City, and ROX Marquee Mall Clark.

Other Important Info: Riding the balloon is first-come-first-serve basis. Price: $250 per person. Children must be at least 10 years old.  

For more information, please visit http://www.philballoonfest.net

How to get there

Visitors for the Hot Air Balloon Festival from Manila 
  • Take the  bus from Avenida/Pasay/Cubao to get to Dau bus terminal in Angeles City, Pampanga. You could also ride the buses bound for Baguio 24 hrs a day.
  • From Dau, jeepneys will take them to the main gate of Clark where they can alight and 
  • Ride a jeepney that will take them from the main gate to the Clark Hot Air Balloon Festival site. 

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