Girdwood is a community in the Municipality of , , about 30 miles south of Anchorage town center along the Seward Highway. It is home to Alaska's largest ski area, the Alyeska Resort, which was home to the 2007 US Alpine Ski Championships.

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  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 2250
  • Postal code: 99587
  • IATA airport code: AQY
  • United Nations Location Code: US GWK
  • Latitude: 60.9425° or 60° 56' 33" north
  • Longitude: -149.1664° or 149° 9' 59" west
  • Elevation: 36 feet (11 meters)
  • GeoNames ID: 5862837

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