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The Airline Improvement District is a management district in unincorporated Harris County, Texas in Greater Houston and located entirely within the postal zip code of 77037.

Airline was originally a community, south of community of Stuebner and west of the town of Aldine. The name appears on the 1907 postal map for Harris County. During the 79th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature, Texas House of Representatives member Kevin Bailey authored Bill #1458, which authorized the creation of the Airline Improvement District. The bill, sponsored by Texas Senate member Mario Gallegos, was signed into law. The district was created on June 17, 2005.

Transportation

In 2009 the Airline Improvement District planned to spend $2.9 million on improvements to pedestrian infrastructure to make it easier for pedestrians to walk to and from places in the area.

Parks and recreation

Harris County Precinct One operates Dow #2 Park in the management district. C. Milby Dow donated the land for the park in 1958; as a result the park was named after him. The park includes four baseball fields, an office, four press boxes, and toilet facilities.

Events

In 2009, 40,000 people per weekend arrive to the area to visit flea markets along Airline Drive.

Coordinates: 32°50′54″N 96°46′58″W / 32.8484536°N 96.7828155°W / 32.8484536; -96.7828155

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