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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to College Heights.

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Around College Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Red Deer. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the south of College Heights. Red Deer has a population of 90,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sylvan Lake. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southwest of College Heights and has a population of 12,800 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
Alix   [Map]   851   E   23 miles [37 km]
Bentley   [Map]   1,083   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   S   41 miles [66 km]
Eckville   [Map]   951   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   S   Less than 2 miles
Millet   [Map]   2,068   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Penhold   [Map]   1,971   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Springbrook   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stettler   [Map]   5,445   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Trochu   [Map]   1,005   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Birchcliff   [Map]   125   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Central Park   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clive   [Map]   562   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crestomere   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Forshee   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Gull Lake   [Map]   204   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Haynes   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Jarvis Bay   [Map]   183   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Joffre   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kasha   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Morningside   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rosedale Valley   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Spruce Lane Acres   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tees   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Woodland Hills   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near College Heights ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   SE   Less than 2 miles
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rimbey Airport   [Map]   CFC7   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Innisfail Airport   [Map]   CEM4   SSW   31 miles [49.9 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 College Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from College Heights. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   56 miles [90.1 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   96 miles [154.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ENE   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   SE   Less than 2 miles
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rimbey Airport   [Map]   CFC7   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Innisfail Airport   [Map]   CEM4   SSW   31 miles [49.9 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.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rocky Mountain House Airport   (YRM/CYRM)   [Map]
        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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        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 College Heights 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' distance beginning in College Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- College Heights) 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 College Heights. 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 College Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in College Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.4922, Longitude: -113.7209     [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 College Heights), 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 College Heights.



 
 
 

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