Marine Access

Aerophile Balloon Ride

Orlando , FL
January 2006
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  • Aluminum Fixed Pier System
  • Aluminum and Custom Concrete Deck
  • Knee-Bracing at Finger Piers

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Project Summary

Gator’s aluminum fixed pier is the base of the Aerophile balloon ride. This attraction lets riders ascend 400 ft in the world’s largest tethered helium balloon. The ride illuminates at night to add to the downtown ambiance. The center of the fixed pier features custom decking representing a compass, while its many fingers are floored with aluminum slip-resistant decking.

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