Welcome to our pilot resources page. The information on this page is targeted specifically for balloon pilots. We have included information about flying in Colorado, weather links, aeronautical links, education and information links, and a list of upcoming flying events. If you have any questions or would like us to add more information, please contact us.
Airport Information Below is a list of many Colorado airports near popular launch sites for ballooning. The links will give you basic airport information, including field elevation, location (lat and lon), operations and full communications information. Click on an airport below to get more information, and if you don't see your airport here, please suggest we add it:
Weather Resources: Please visit our page for Weather Resources with complete information on obtaining a weather briefing for your flights in Colorado.
Waivers: Below is a sample passenger waiver that pilots can change and personalize to utilize for flights. Pilots are encouraged to contact their insurance carrier for advice on waivers prior to having passengers sign.
Propane Resources: Below is a list of stations commonly used by the Colorado Balloon Club. Be sure to find out if there is a discount for balloonists. The majority of these propane stations are located on the front range. For additional cities, please refer to the yellow pages or online searches to find a suitable refueling station.
The Colorado Balloon Club does not specifically endorse any of the listed stations. Therefore, if you have another location you'd like to recommend, please contact us and we will post it.
Aurora: Comet Gas Co. Inc. 18360 E. Colfax Ave. (Colfax & Tower) 303-364-5528
Commerce City: AmeriGas 6501 N. Colorado Blvd 303-293-8791
Denver: Clean Fuels, USA (at the Conoco station) 2110 S. Federal Blvd Denver, CO
Clean Fuels, USA (at the Conoco station) 3495 S. Monaco Pkwy 393-757-0597
Littleton: Lawn Irrigation Design Centers 9966 W Bowles Avenue Littleton, CO 80123 303.979.3400