Tag Archive: The Great Texas Balloon Race

Jul 27 2016

The Soaring Balloons

Hot air balloon flights began Friday morning over the City of Longview and continued each morning through Sunday at the East Texas Regional Airport. While driving to work, one could see crowds of people gathered at different locations enjoying the spectacular hot air balloons flying across the city. Many were snapping photos with their cell …

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Jul 20 2011

Balloon race scheduled

The 34th annual East Texas “Balloon Race Weekend” will take place July 29-31 at (and over) Longview’s East Texas Regional Airport.  Despite its sweltering temperatures July has always been considered the safest month for avoiding weather-related problems during the races. Worldwide this is the favored time for such events. Race founder Dr. Bill Bussey explained …

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