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Brant, Alberta

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 The location of Brant 

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Brant ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northwest of Brant. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Okotoks. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the northwest of Brant and has a population of 24,500 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 starting from Brant and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Bassano   [Map]   1,345   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Carseland   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Standard   [Map]   380   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Aldersyde   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Anastasia   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Arrowwood   [Map]   221   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Blackie   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cayley   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Dalemead   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ensign   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Herronton   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kirkcaldy   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mossleigh   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Parkland Beach   [Map]   135   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Parkland   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Queenstown   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shouldice   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Brant. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Brant ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Vulcan Airport   [Map]   CFX6   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
High River Airport   [Map]   CEN4   W   14 miles [22.5 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 Brant.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brant. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   NNW   46 miles [74 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   192 miles [309 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   W   261 miles [420 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   SSE   68 miles [109.4 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   N   116 miles [186.7 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl. (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   CYXC   WSW   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Vulcan Airport   [Map]   CFX6   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
High River Airport   [Map]   CEN4   W   14 miles [22.5 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
        Website for Springbank Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
        Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brant. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Brant 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 beginning in Brant. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brant) 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 Brant. 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 Brant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brant. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.5167, Longitude: -113.5104     [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 Brant), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Brant.


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