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How far can a balloon fly?


Toy balloons can float up to around 10km, or 6.2 miles before bursting; while professional meteorological balloons reach heights of 30km, or 18.6 miles. According to the Archimedes Principle, balloons stop rising once their density matches the surrounding air.

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