What makes Airdrie so great?

The City of Airdrie is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada with 43,155 people located 10 minutes north of Calgary. With a wide range of housing options available in both new and established neighbourhoods, people are discovering that Airdrie offers a small town lifestyle with big city amenities.

Quick Facts about Airdrie


  • Location - Calgary-Edmonton Corridor (Queen Elizabeth II Highway-Provincial Highway #2) 32 kilometres north of the city of Calgary (city centre)
  • Elevation - 1,089 m (3,573 ft)
  • Population - 43,155 (2011 Civic Census)
  • Size - 33.77 sq km
  • Local Economy - Local and regional retail, construction, manufacturing and professional services
  • Variety of Schools
  • Public library
  • Health Care facilities
  • Genesis Place houses pools; a water slide; gymnasiums; indoor field house, fitness centre and more.
  • Our regional recreation complex is equipped with twin ice surfaces and a gymnastics club.
  • Professional golf course located within city limits; the Woodside Golf Course.
  • Bert Church Theatre offers a live, stimulating fusion of professional and amateur productions
  • The Airdrie Pro Rodeo attracts professional cowboys from all over North America allowing you to sit as close as you can get to all the action.
  • The City of Airdrie is dedicated to ensuring parks take prominence in all developments and miles of pathways add to the beauty of our City, linking our neighbourhoods.
  • In December, the Festival of Lights attracts over 100,000 people to discover the magic of Christmas.


Climate - Average Temperature

Maximum temperature: -2.8 Celcius
Minimum temperature: -15.1 Celcius

Maximum temperature: 22.9 Celcius
Minimum temperature: 9.4 Celcius
Annual precipitation: 412.6 mm

Days of sunshine: 332.9

Winds speed: 14.8 km/h W and NW

Source: Environment Canada