|This article or subsection has an associated category.||2280s|
|Decades:||2250s - 2260s - 2270s - 2280s - 2290s - 2300s - 2310s|
(stardates ~8000 to ~8999, or 2280 to 2289, or reference stardates ~2/21 to ~2/26)
|Centuries:||22nd century - 23rd century - 24th century|
The 2280s was, on Earth's calendar, the ninth decade of the 23rd century. Some stardate systems have delineated this era ranging approximately from stardates 8000 to 8999. Another stardate system simply has this decade fall from stardates 2280 to 2289. The reference stardate system assigns stardate 2/26 to the end of this decade, which begins on approximately stardate 2/21 of that system.