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Airdrie, Alberta

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The location of Airdrie

Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Airdrie.

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Around Airdrie ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the south of Airdrie. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Okotoks. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the south of Airdrie and has a population of 24,500 people.

For comparison, Airdrie has a population of 42,600 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

Arbour Lake     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southwest of Airdrie.

Balzac     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the south of Airdrie.

Calgary     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the south of Airdrie.

Conrich     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the southeast of Airdrie.

Coral Springs     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the south of Airdrie.

Crossfield     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the north of Airdrie.

Delacour     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southeast of Airdrie.

Highwood     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the south of Airdrie.

Huntington Hills     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the south of Airdrie.

Kathyrn     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the east of Airdrie.

Keoma     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the east of Airdrie.

Madden     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the west of Airdrie.

Martindale     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the south of Airdrie.

Taradale     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the south of Airdrie.

Vista Heights     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the south of Airdrie.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Airdrie ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Airdrie.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Airdrie ...

Looking for more information about Airdrie? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Airdrie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Airdrie.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Airdrie. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

Alberta Tourism

Parks for Alberta

Fishing in Alberta

Hunting in Alberta

TripAdvisor Link for:

Alberta Statewide Tourism

Airdrie Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Airdrie

Also of Interest:

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Airdrie ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Airdrie.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Airdrie. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Airdrie.

Large Airports

Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC) <4>   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the South of Airdrie.

Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
140 miles [225.3 km] miles to the North of Airdrie.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
61 miles [98.2 km] miles to the North of Airdrie.

General Aviation Airports

Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the Southwest of Airdrie.

Carstairs - Bishell's Airport (FAA ID: CGB2)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the North of Airdrie.

Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the East Southeast of Airdrie.

Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the Southeast of Airdrie.

Beiseker Airport (FAA ID: CFV2)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the East Northeast of Airdrie.

Acme Airport (FAA ID: CEG2)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the East Northeast of Airdrie.

Olds - Didsbury Airport (FAA ID: CEA3)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the North of Airdrie.

Rockyford Airport (FAA ID: CFC6)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the East of Airdrie.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Calgary Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Calgary International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Edmonton Internationl Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Kelowna Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Kelowna International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Red Deer Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Red Deer Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Springbank Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Springbank Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Airdrie:

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Airdrie were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Airdrie) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Airdrie. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Airdrie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Airdrie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.2875, Longitude: -114.0007     [Map].

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Airdrie), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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