Facts About Airdrie
Airdrie is a city in Alberta, Canada within the Calgary Region. Airdrie is located north of Calgary within the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor at the intersection of Queen Elizabeth II Highway 2 and Highway 567.
The City of Airdrie is part of the Calgary census metropolitan area and a member municipality of the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board.
Airdrie was first established as a railway siding in 1889 during the construction of the Calgary and Edmonton Railway, named for Airdrie, Scotland.
Airdrie is divided into four civic addressing quadrants.
Airdrie is a bedroom community and industrial centre.
The population of the City of Airdrie according to its 2019 municipal census is 70,564
Airdrie is twinned with Gwacheon, South Korea & Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Airdrie was incorporated as a city on January 1st, 1985.
Airdrie is 1,098 m above sea level.
Airdrie is served by the Airdrie Airport, with the closest major airport being the Calgary International Airport