Welcome to Airdrie ...
The city of Airdrie was founded in 1889 and was incorporated as a city January 1, 1985.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Airdrie: Named after Airdrie, Scotland.
Airdrie is 3,530 feet [1,076 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Airdrie is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Airdrie lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).
Telephone area codes for Airdrie: (403) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Codes for Airdrie: T4A, T4B<3>
Websites for Airdrie ...
Official Website: www.airdrie.ca/
Adding Airdrie to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Airdrie was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Airdrie on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Airdrie ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Airdrie.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestermere
- Chestermere lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Airdrie
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chestermere came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestermere
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chestermere<5>
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossfield
- Crossfield lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Airdrie
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossfield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossfield
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossfield<5>
- Continue List (6 more) ...
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irricana
- Irricana lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Airdrie
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irricana came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Irricana
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irricana<5>
- Heritage Woods
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Woods
- Heritage Woods lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Airdrie
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Woods
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balzac
- Balzac lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Airdrie
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balzac came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Balzac
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Balzac<5>
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martindale
- Martindale lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Airdrie
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Martindale
- Coral Springs
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coral Springs
- Coral Springs lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Airdrie
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Coral Springs
- Huntington Hills
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington Hills
- Huntington Hills lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Airdrie
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington Hills
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Airdrie ...
Looking for more information about Airdrie? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Airdrie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Airdrie.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Airdrie: www.airdrie.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Airdrie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<2>||Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).|
|<3>||The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Airdrie, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Airdrie). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Airdrie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.|
|<4>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Airdrie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AirdrieOur 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 |
|<5>||While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.|
|<6>||If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.|