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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Bindloss.

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Around Bindloss ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Oyen. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the north of Bindloss. Oyen has a population of 1,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Leader (SK). It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the east of Bindloss and has a population of 820 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Acadia Valley   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cereal   [Map]   126   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Empress   [Map]   136   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hilda   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Schuler   [Map]   ---   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Alsask (SK)   [Map]   129   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Burstall (SK)   [Map]   315   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Eatonia (SK)   [Map]   449   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Flaxcombe (SK)   [Map]   111   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fox Valley (SK)   [Map]   295   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Marengo (SK)   [Map]   51   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Mendham (SK)   [Map]   35   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Prelate (SK)   [Map]   126   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Richmound (SK)   [Map]   159   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sceptre (SK)   [Map]   99   E   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Buffalo   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jenner   [Map]   ---   W   41 miles [66 km]
Sibbald   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Laporte (SK)   [Map]   ---   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Liebenthal (SK)   [Map]   ---   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mantario (SK)   [Map]   10   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Bindloss.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Bindloss. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Airports Near Bindloss ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Bindloss.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Empress Airport(ICAO: CYEA)   [Map]   CYEA   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oyen Muni.   [Map]   CED3   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Leader Airport   [Map]   CJD5   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eatonia (Elvie Smith) Muni.   [Map]   CJG2   ENE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   SSW   62 miles [99.8 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Bindloss.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bindloss. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   W   163 miles [262.3 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ENE   177 miles [284.9 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NW   218 miles [350.8 km]
Regina Intl. (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]   CYQR   E   247 miles [397.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   SSW   62 miles [99.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Empress Airport(ICAO: CYEA)   [Map]   CYEA   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oyen Muni.   [Map]   CED3   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Leader Airport   [Map]   CJD5   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eatonia (Elvie Smith) Muni.   [Map]   CJG2   ENE   44 miles [70.8 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
        Website for Regina International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Empress Airport   (ICAO: CYEA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/







Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Bindloss were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Bindloss. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bindloss) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bindloss. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bindloss

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bindloss. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.8833, Longitude: -110.2667     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Bindloss), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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