2016 Battle Creek Field of Flight

June 29, 2016 through July 4, 2016

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Battle Creek Community Foundation

  Battle Creek/Calhoun County Visitors Bureau

Visit the CCVB for all your
Overnight Accommodations
and Special Events!

Holiday InnHost Hotel for the Battle Creek Field of Flight

Comfort Inn
Host Hotel for the
Battle Creek Field of Flight

Applebee’s Battle Creek Wall featuring the BC Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival - Photo by Lisa Burns

“A special Thank you to Applebee’s in Battle Creek for featuring the BC Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival on their wall! What an amazing job and tribute! Thank you for the support!

Hot-Air Balloons

Hot-Air Balloon Rides for Hire

BALLOON RIDES FOR HIRE

Contact these Balloonists for Paid Passenger Rides in Battle Creek, Michigan and the surrounding areas.

If they are participating in this year's hot-air balloon competition, they may not be available during the festival. NO PAID BALLOON RIDES ARE AVAILABLE DURING OUR EVENT/LAUNCHES!
BATTLE CREEK, MI AREA
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
  • Woody Watson (Alto) 616-813-7251
JACKSON, MI
  • Chuck Walz (Munith) 517-596-2621
LANSING, MI
  • Tom Bergeon (Mason) 517-676-1444
  • Ron Groce (Mason) 517-676-9657
OXFORD, MI
  • Shawn Raya 248-969-4354
WAYLAND, MI
  • Rick Kerber 269-790-6020
INDIANA
  • Mike Nelson (Fortville) 317-627-5196
  • Chris Smart (Huntington) 260-224-0251
OHIO
  • Jim Birk (Defiance) 614-579-2970

Final Balloon Competition Standings 2011 - 2015

2015 Hot-Air Balloon Competition Final Standings

  1. Joe Zvada - International Chicken Balloon Joe Zvada - International Chicken BalloonJoe Zvada 8660 International Chicken Balloon
  2. Johnny Petrehn 8567
  3. Jeff Pestun 8191
  4. Shawn Raya 8005
  5. Yudai Fujita 7997
  6. Steve Mitchell 7710
  7. Aaron Foelske 7602
  8. Susan Stamats 7001
  9. Jason Adams 6904
  10. Larry Coan 6812
  11. Christopher Cliver 6702
  12. Harold Cliver 6412
  13. John Gibbons 6224
  14. Guy Gauthier 6019
  15. Meg Skelton 5968

Congratulations and Thank You to all who participated in 2015!


2014 Hot-Air Balloon Competition Final Standings

  1. Johnny Petrehn 7185 Kodachrome Balloon
  2. Joe Heartsill 6559
  3. Chase Donner 6546
  4. Jeff Pestun 6373
  5. Shawn Raya 6372
  6. Joe Zvada 6304
  7. Yudai Fujita 6301
  8. AJ Nels 6210
  9. Chris Smart 6198
  10. Dominic Bareford 5616
  11. Jason Adams 5395
  12. Brandon Heavin 5326
  13. Larry Coan 5257
  14. Steve Mitchell 4999
  15. Jeremy Rubin 4978

Congratulations and Thank You to all who participated in 2014!


2013 Hot-Air Balloon Competition Final Standings

  1. Joe ZVADA, TX 7950
  2. Paul PETREHN, MI 7860
  3. Joe HEARTSILL, TX 7730
  4. Gary HEAVIN, TX 7590
  5. Nick DONNER, KY 7550
  6. Chris SMART, IN 7540
  7. Shawn RAYA, MI 7510
  8. John PETREHN, KS 7470
  9. Harold CLIVER, TX 7260
  10. Phil CLINGER, MI 7050
  11. Jeff PESTUN, MI 6950
  12. Yudai FUJITA, JPN 6880
  13. Chuck WALZ, MI 6860
  14. Rhett HEARTSILL, TX 6800
  15. Brandon HEAVIN, TX 6680

Congratulations and Thank You to all who participated in 2013!


2012 Hot-Air Balloon Competition Final Standings

  1. John PETREHN, KS 11178 
  2. Paul PETREHN, MI 10319
  3. Rhett HEARTSILL, TX 10039
  4. Nick DONNER, KY 9885
  5. Joe HEARTSILL, TX 9660
  6. Chris SMART, IN 9546
  7. Robert GONZALES, TX 9501
  8. Shawn RAYA, MI 8989
  9. Joe ZVADA, TX 8715
  10. Gary HEAVIN, TX 8711
  11. Jeff PESTUN, MI 8559
  12. Robert WATSON, MI 8368
  13. Andy BAIRD, MI 8321
  14. Jason ADAMS, ONT 8226
  15. Rick KERBER, MI 8007

Congratulations and Thank You to all who participated in 2012!


2011 Hot-Air Balloon Competition Final Standings

  1. Nick Donner IL 6704
  2. Chase Donner GA 6500
  3. Shawn Raya MI 6386
  4. Tom Roush TN 6364
  5. Larry Coan MI 6272
  6. Joe Heartsill TX 6182
  7. Paul Petrehn MI 6126
  8. Phil Clinger MI 5602
  9. Jeff Pestun MI 5557
  10. Roy Smith TN 5421
  11. Joe Zvada OH 5331
  12. Rhett Heartsill TX 5215
  13. Bret Christian IA 5172
  14. David Troutman KY 4943
  15. Jeff Sweet NC 4897

Congratulations and Thank You to all who participated in 2011!


Sponsoring this event is the perfect way to get your company or business connected deeper with the community and is a great promotional opportunity for your business. You will get recognition in our event program, on our event grounds, website, Facebook and many other ways. Become part of this family event that helps present one of the Nation’s LARGEST Air Show & Balloon Festivals. Thank you to all of our Official Sponsors!

Call 269-962-0592 for information about being a Sponsor.

OFFICIAL SPONSORS

Battle Creek Enquirer Blufish Bronson Healthcare | Bronson Battle Creek Hospital Capital Catering Duncan Aviation Dan Henry Distributing Miller Lite Beer Kellogg's LifeCare Post Cereals website Waste Management WIN 98.5 Your Country! Western Michigan University College of Aviation

2015 PARTNERS

Adams Shirt Shack Behnke Warehouse Bronson Orthopedic Specialists Calhoun County Visitors Bureau Charter Media Demaagd DENSO MANUFACTURING MICHIGAN, INC. Firekeepers Casino Henkel Auto Heritage Chevrolet Holiday Inn Battle Creek Honda John B. Morris DDS, PC Jons to Go King Jewelers Kalsee Credit Union Kellogg Community College KZOOkids.com Fun Starts HERE! Lakeview Ford MCM Management Corp. Meijer Net Magik Pros Web Design Oaklawn Real People. Real Care. Pods Sunshine Toyota Schweitzer Construction T-EN-T Party Rentals LLC Whitts Party Store WWMT News Channel 3