Prekmurje is hosting Slovenia’s biggest ballooning spectacle of the year, the  World Hot Air Balloon Championship that will take place in Murska Sobota, with central happening conducted at Murska Sobota Airport and is scheduled for 19 – 26 September 2020.
 
The main happening of competition will take place at Mansion Dvorec Rakičan and Murska Sobota Airport. We will welcome 104 ballooning teams from all over the world. The pilots are expected to perform several tasks that should give them plenty opportunity to showcase their knowledge and ballooning skills.
 
You will have the chance to witness two flights per day – the morning flights will take place after 6 am and the evening flights after 6 pm. The first competitive flight is scheduled for the morning of 21. September and you can catch the last one on the morning of 25. September.
 
Entry is free of charge, the viewing platform and visitors info pointwill be set up on the terrace of the airport restaurant.
 
We will keep you updated with detailed locations of ascents, flight directions and descents. Follow us also at FB Hot Air Balloons 2020
 
Ballooning events are always an unforgettable visual feast and a wonderful opportunity to capture some amazing photos. We encourage you to share your snapshots with #hab2020.
Štart balonov letališče Rakičan

PROGRAM:

REGISTRATION

19. September 2020

GENERAL BRIEFING

20. September 2020

1. COMPETITION FLIGHT

21. September 2020

LAST COMPETITION FLIGHT

25. September 2020

ADDITIONAL FLIGHT (if applicable)

26. September 2020

CLOSING CEREMONY

26. September 2020