Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association
& AAAA Education Foundation

Albuquerque Area PZ's (Prohibited Zones)

This PZ map reflects the AIBF 2011 Official Pilot Map. Special thanks to the KAIBF for making it available to the AAAA. This is a geospatial PDF document that can be used spatially on a computer and on an iPhone or iPad. A geospatial PDF file is a georeferenced PDF file that contains locational information and upon which locations can be found in real world co-ordinates and real distances and areas can be measured. The geospatial tools found in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat 9.0 or newer can be found under the menu item Tools > Analysis

The PZ Map on the link at the right is in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. It is a large (4 MB) but very detailed map of the Albuquerque area. To print an area of the map, use the following instructions:

  1. You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader and Microsoft Word.
  2. Download the map to your machine.
  3. Open the PDF file using Adobe Acrobat.
  4. Within Acrobat, zoom to the area that you wish to view.
  5. Click on Tools and select Snapshot.
  6. Using the cursor, select the area that you want to print.
  7. The area will be copied onto the "clipboard".
  8. Open Microsoft Word and create a new document.
  9. Place your cursor on the document and paste.
  10. This puts the info onto the word document.
  11. Print the Word document.

List of PZ's

Map IDRed ZoneAction
A Gas Company (Santa Fe Junction) 1000' AGL
B Arabian Stables (horses) 1000' AGL
C Corrales Rd & Don Quijote (horses) 500' AGL
D Sandia Pueblo west Tribal Rd 701 500' AGL
E Sandia Pueblo east Tribal Rd 701 500' AGL
F Wagner Lane (horses) 500' AGL
G Camino De Lucia (horses) 500' AGL
H Paseo Del Dulcilina (horses) 500' AGL
I Intel 500' AGL
J Applewood Corrales (horses) 500' AGL
K Casey Jones Lane (horses/crops) 500' AGL
L North 4th & Sandia Pueblo (horses) 500' AGL
M Propane 500' AGL
N Bien Mur (buffalo) 500' AGL
O Bosque Circle (horses) 500' AGL
P Duke Insulation (big birds) 500' AGL
Q 2nd & Alameda (horses) 500' AGL
R Alban Hills 1000' AGL
S 2nd & Roehl (horses) 500' AGL
T Montano & Rio Grande (horses/crops) 500' AGL
U Rio Grande Nature Center 500' AGL
V Rio Grande Zoo 500' AGL
W Power Company (extreme heat emmissions)   1000' AGL
X Petroglyph National Monument 500' AGL
Y R.G. Botanical Garden Old Farm (horses) 500' AGL
Z Green Farm (horses) 500' AGL
AA Privacy Request 500' AGL
BB Valley Rd (livestock) 500' AGL


1 Dina Nelson
2 North Edith Edition
3 Fireworks Area
4 Honeywell
5 Molina Bldg
6 Archaeological Sites
7 Edith Blvd
8 Bosque School Soccer Field
9 La Luz Townhomes
10 Sandia Prep
11 Vulcan Materials Co
12 Reclaimed Area Sandia Pueblo
13 St. Pius High School
14 Detention Centers - 2 Locations
15 Rio Grande Botanical Garden
16 North Andalucia at La Luz
17 Sandia Lakes (Sandia Pueblo)
18 APS Schools with new sod/construction