Airdrie is a charming city with a population of 34,116 (as of the 2008 census).

Located just 10 minutes north of the Calgary International airport, many frequent travellers and airport employees find it cheaper and more convenient to live in Airdrie than in Calgary. It's also just an easy 30 minute commute to downtown Calgary.

On weekends, enjoy the beauty and recreational opportunities offered by the nearby the Rocky Mountains. It's all yours to discover when you live in Airdrie!

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If you haven't visited Airdrie lately, you'll be amazed at the new communities and amenities in our city. Airdrie has much to offer, including:

  • A 7.5% average annual growth over the past 5 years
  • A 46% population growth increase from 2001 to 2006
  • One of the lowest property tax rates in Alberta
  • A new business growth rate of 12% annually
  • Increasing local employment opportunities
  • $454 million in new construction within Airdrie in 2007
  • $5.8 million in roads projects in 2007
  • 13,375 dwellings (which is up 14.09% from 2007) and new communitites underway
  • Three new emergency services facilities planned
  • A young, family-oriented atmosphere
  • Average household incomes that are greater than both the Calgary and Alberta averages
  • New businesses opening up all the time, such as the coming Home Depot, Wal-Mart, and Costco
  • Three new services business parks
  • Downtown redevelopment
  • Local transit systems
  • A community college
  • Over 600 local businesses, providing lots of opportunity for employment
  • A wide variety of restaurants - from fast food to family dining
  • Excellent public, Catholic, and French-immersion schools
  • A movie theatre
  • A brand new recreation facility with pools, a dive tank, waterslides, a hot tub, a “lazy” river, a weight room, a gymnasium, dance floors, and fitness classes
  • All the major grocery stores: Co-op, Safeway, Superstore, Extra Foods, and a new Sobey's coming soon
  • Towerlane Mall, plus many smaller shopping malls
  • Hockey, soccer, baseball, skating, gymnastics, swimming, BMX racing, music lessons, Scouts, Girl Guides, and a variety of other activities for children
  • A bowling alley
  • A skateboard park
  • A curling rink
  • Canada's best BMX track
  • Miles of paved walking and bike paths
  • Three indoor skating arenas plus outdoor skating rinks in the winter
  • Excellent emergency and medical services
  • A wide variety of community events such as an annual rodeo, our famed Festival of Lights, an annual Santa Claus parade, and a Canada Day celebration, to name just a few
  • A public library
  • Creeks, ponds and a lake for water lovers (including the resident muskrats!)
  • A performing arts theatre
  • More than a dozen places of worship

See our helpful Links page to find maps of Airdrie and links to community resources.