Since 1980, the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival has been an annual attraction. Director Barb Haluzska tells The Richard Piet Show on WBCK it's a challenge keeping the event going, but it's also rewarding given what it takes to pull it off.

Haluzska also discussed the massive coordination it takes to stage the event, including safety considerations each year and some behind-the-scenes efforts necessary when 60 balloons participate.

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