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Introduction ...

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

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Around Galahad ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wainwright. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Galahad. Wainwright has a population of 5,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Stettler. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the west of Galahad and has a population of 5,800 people.

For comparison, Galahad has a population of 130 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 Galahad and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Bashaw   [Map]   796   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bawlf   [Map]   367   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Big Valley   [Map]   351   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Coronation   [Map]   1,015   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mirror   [Map]   ---   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
New Norway   [Map]   323   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Veteran   [Map]   293   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   N   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alliance   [Map]   158   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ankerton   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Berkinshaw   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Botha   [Map]   185   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Brownfield   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fleet   [Map]   ---   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gadsby   [Map]   35   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Heisler   [Map]   153   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kelsey   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lougheed   [Map]   217   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Red Willow   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rosalind   [Map]   190   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Strome   [Map]   252   N   21 miles [33.8 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Galahad ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   WNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   WSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   NW   37 miles [59.5 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 Galahad.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Galahad. 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   NW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   131 miles [210.8 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   E   221 miles [355.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   WSW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   NE   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   WNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   WSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   NW   37 miles [59.5 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.

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
 
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [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
 
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster 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 Galahad 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 starting from Galahad. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Galahad) 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 Galahad. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Galahad

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Galahad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5136, Longitude: -111.9273     [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 Galahad), 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 Galahad.



 
 
 

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