Airport Heights, Anchorage, AK
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Airport Heights Neighborhood Guide Anchorage, AK

About

Airport Heights is a charming residential neighborhood located in Anchorage, Alaska. The area is best known for its stunning views of the Chugach Mountains and close proximity to the Merrill Field Airport. Commuting is convenient with easy access to Glenn Highway, while outdoor enthusiasts appreciate its proximity to the Chester Creek Greenbelt. The neighborhood also offers a mix of mid-century and modern homes, making it an attractive choice for homebuyers.

What You Will Love About Airport Heights, Anchorage, Alaska

  • Ideal for aviation enthusiasts, with Merrill Field Airport in close proximity.
  • Offers beautiful mountain views and easy access to outdoor recreational activities at Chester Creek Greenbelt.
  • Convenient commuting via the Glenn Highway.
  • A selection of mid-century and modern homes gives it a unique architectural landscape.

What’s Nearby

Airport Heights sits just east of downtown Anchorage, making it easy for residents to enjoy the city's entertainment and dining offerings. The neighborhood is also near the Alaska Aviation Museum and the scenic coastal trail, both popular destinations in Anchorage.

Lifestyle

Airport Heights offers a laid-back, family-friendly lifestyle with a tight-knit community feel. The neighborhood boasts a range of recreational opportunities from nearby parks and green spaces, making it popular among nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. The close proximity to downtown also adds a dash of urban appeal to this largely residential area.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 47 restaurants, 13 grocery stores, and 17 parks within a mile of the Airport Heights neighborhood.

  • SHOPPING
    Northway Mall

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.7 miles

    3101 Penland Pkwy

  • SHOPPING
    Costco

    Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.9 miles

    4125 Debarr Rd

  • GROCERY
    Phattra Asian Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    3509 Mountain View Dr

  • SHOPPING
    Alaska Warehouse Specialists

    Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    1.3 miles

    828 E 15th Ave

  • GROCERY
    Fishex

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fish Market, Grocery Store / Supermarket, Meat and Seafood Store

    1.3 miles

    1350 E 1st Ave

  • GROCERY
    Red Apple Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    131 Bragaw St

Airport Heights Apartments and Rentals

89 Rental properties in Airport Heights, Anchorage, AK.

  • Furnished Studio - Anchorage - Midtown property

    $2,985

    Furnished Studio - Anchorage - Midtown

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Furnished Studio - Anchorage - Downtown property

    $3,051

    Furnished Studio - Anchorage - Downtown

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • 3725 East 43rd Place Unit 11 property

    $1,600

    3725 East 43rd Place Unit 11

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    Available 8/6

  • 541 San Juan Cir property

    $2,300

    541 San Juan Cir

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1432 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 5453 Camelot Dr property

    $1,250

    5453 Camelot Dr

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    710 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 100 Bunnell St property

    $1,950

    100 Bunnell St

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1066 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
7.3%
38.9%
utilities
19.4%
10.8%
food
0.1%
24.4%
transportation
0.3%
14%
healthcare
1.7%
44.2%

Airport Heights Demographics

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Airport Heights Reviews

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  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Tree Lined Streets

    Yes

    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    No

    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    Yes

    Say 2 of 3 renters

Airport Heights Transportation

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Car-Dependent

35/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

64/100
Bike Score®

Airport Heights Schools

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