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10 Interesting Facts About Airdrie, Alberta

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

 

Facts About Airdrie, Alberta
Facts About Airdrie, Alberta

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