PHOTOS: Balloon Fiesta Day 4 sees the ‘Albuquerque Box’

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The weather conditions on day 4 of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta were perfect for visitors to witness the “Albuquerque Box” which allows balloons to stay in the air for a longer period of time, creating a box effect in the sky.

The flag is raised to mark the beginning of day 4 of the Balloon Fiesta. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
Crews prepare balloon for inflation (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The “Albuquerque box” effect was in full display on Tuesday, Day 4 of the Balloon Fiesta. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
This is the 49th time the Balloon Fiesta Park hosts the Balloon Fiesta. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The 49th annual Balloon Fiesta continues on day 4. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
The Creamland cow balloon inflates on day 4 of the Balloon Fiesta. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)
A balloon crew assists with deflating a balloon. (Anna Padilla | Digital Community Reporter)

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