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Arizona Wildfires Affect New Mexico Tourism

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

I find myself apologizing to fellow travel writers who are coming to New Mexico for the history, blue skies and brilliant white clouds. Oh no! The
Arizona wildfires are sending plumes of smoke in a northeast swirl, affecting the visibility and air quality of New Mexico... even as far afield as Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

In fact, flights into and out of ABQ were cancelled last night. The pilots