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Airway Heights, Washington

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Welcome to Airway Heights ...

The city of Airway Heights is located in Spokane County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Airway Heights has a population of 6,672 people<1> (see below for details).

Airway Heights is 2,380 feet [725 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation 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 located in the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Airway Heights: 99001<3>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (which had a count of 4,500 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Airway Heights had an population of 6,672 people. This is an increase of 9.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 48.27% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Airway Heights ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Airway Heights and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Cheney   [Map]   12,237   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Deep Creek   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Four Lakes   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Medical Lake   [Map]   4,964   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Millwood   [Map]   1,787   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Reardan   [Map]   567   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Airway Heights.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Airway Heights. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Airway Heights.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Airway Heights.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Airway Heights. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Airway Heights.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Airway Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Airway Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Airway Heights) 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 Airway Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Airway Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Airway Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6447, Longitude: -117.5931     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Airway Heights.