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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Burmis ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Crowsnest Pass. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the west of where Burmis would have been located. Crowsnest Pass has a population of 5,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fernie (BC). It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the west of Burmis and has a population of 4,200 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 drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Blairmore   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cowley   [Map]   219   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   E   41 miles [66 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   280   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hill Spring   [Map]   192   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hillcrest Mines   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lundbreck   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pincher Creek   [Map]   3,625   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Waterton Park   [Map]   ---   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Elkford (BC)   [Map]   2,463   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Sparwood (BC)   [Map]   3,618   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Beaver Mines   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bellevue   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bever Mines   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brocket   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Coleman   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Crowsnest   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Furman   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Maycroft   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Pincher Station   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Springridge   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Twin Butte   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Corbin (BC)   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elk Prairie (BC)   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hosmer (BC)   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Morrissey (BC)   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Burmis ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pincher Creek Airport(WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   CZPC   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sparwood / Elk Valley Airport(ICAO: CYSW)   [Map]   CYSW   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   ENE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Elko Airport   [Map]   CBE2   WSW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   ESE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   E   66 miles [106.2 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl. (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   CYXC   W   66 miles [106.2 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 Burmis.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Burmis. 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   N   108 miles [173.8 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   W   228 miles [366.9 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   260 miles [418.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   E   66 miles [106.2 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl. (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   CYXC   W   66 miles [106.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pincher Creek Airport(WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   CZPC   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sparwood / Elk Valley Airport(ICAO: CYSW)   [Map]   CYSW   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   ENE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Elko Airport   [Map]   CBE2   WSW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   ESE   54 miles [86.9 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
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna 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
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        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
 
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sparwood / Elk Valley Airport   (ICAO: CYSW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burmis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5564, Longitude: -114.2917     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burmis have been estimated.

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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 Burmis), 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 Burmis.



 
 
 

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