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Welcome to Airway Heights ...

The city of Airway Heights is located in Spokane County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Airway Heights: Airway Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Airway Heights has a population of 9,483 people<2> (see below for details).

Airway Heights is 2,380 feet [725 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Airway Heights is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Airway Heights lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Airway Heights is within the boundaries of the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Airway Heights: 99001<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Airway Heights had an population of 9,483 people. This is an increase of 55.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 110.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Airway Heights had a population of 6,114 people. This makes Airway Heights the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Airway Heights represents 0.09% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 108th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,114 people, the population of Airway Heights increased 35.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,500 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Airway Heights.

Communities near Airway Heights ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Airway Heights.

  • Spokane
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Spokane Valley
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Cheney
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Medical Lake
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Millwood
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millwood
    • Millwood is located in Spokane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,801 people
  • Reardan
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Spangle
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Deep Creek
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Creek
    • Deep Creek is located in Spokane County
  • Four Lakes
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Silver Lake
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Lake
    • Silver Lake is located in Spokane County

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Airway Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Airway Heights.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Airway Heights. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Airway Heights.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Airway Heights. See our Newspapers Page for Airway Heights.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Airway Heights ...

Looking for more information about Airway Heights? 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 Airway Heights, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Airway Heights.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Airway Heights. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Spokane County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Spokane, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Airway Heights.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Airway Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Airway Heights). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Airway Heights or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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