ALBUQUERQUE — New flying restrictions in Sandia Pueblo are leaving some pilots participating in next month’s Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta deflated.

In video released Saturday detailing this year’s event rules, organizers announced Sandia Pueblo will be off limits for balloon landings.

The reservation has been labeled a 40-square-mile “red zone,” meaning balloons that fly over it must remain between 200 feet and 500 feet above ground level.

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