Airdrie, Alberta

city in Alberta, Canada

Airdrie is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta. The population of Airdrie was 42,564 in 2011.[1] The mayor of Airdrie is Peter Brown. The city was first established as a railway village in 1889 during the construction of the Calgary and Edmonton Railway and is named after Airdrie, Scotland.

City of Airdrie
Aerial view of Airdrie
Aerial view of Airdrie
City of Airdrie is located in Alberta
City of Airdrie
City of Airdrie
Location of Airdrie in Alberta
Coordinates: Coordinates: 51°17′30″N 114°00′52″W / 51.29167°N 114.01444°W / 51.29167; -114.01444
RegionCalgary Region
Census division6
FoundedSeptember 10, 1909
 • MayorPeter Brown
 • Governing bodyGlenda Alexander
Murray Buchanan
Fred Burley
Ron Chapman
Kelly Hegg
Allan Hunter
 • ManagerPaul Schultz
 • MPBlake Richards (Wild Rose - Cons)
 • MLARob Anderson (Airdrie-Chestermere - Wildrose Alliance)
 • Total33.10 km2 (12.78 sq mi)
1,089 m (3,573 ft)
 • Total42,564
 • Density1,286.0/km2 (3,331/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Postal code
T4A, T4B
Area code(s)403
WebsiteCity of Airdrie Website


  1. Government of Canada, Statistics Canada. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses".

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