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Introduction ...

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

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Around Madden ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the southeast of Madden. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the east of Madden and has a population of 42,600 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Madden and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Canmore   [Map]   12,039   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Okotoks   [Map]   17,150   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Sundre   [Map]   2,540   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Three Hills   [Map]   3,160   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   S   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Albert Park   [Map]   ---   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Balzac   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Benchlands   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bottrell   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cochrane Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cremona   [Map]   463   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ghost Lake   [Map]   78   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Heritage Woods   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Jumping Pound   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Martindale   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Morley   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sunnyside   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Valley Ridge   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Waiparous   [Map]   49   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Water Valley   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Madden ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Springbank Airport (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   CYBW   S   18 miles [29 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport   [Map]   CGB2   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport   [Map]   CEA3   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport   [Map]   CFZ5   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sundre Airport   [Map]   CFN7   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Olds - Netook Airport   [Map]   CFK6   NNE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Acme Airport   [Map]   CEG2   E   35 miles [56.3 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 Madden.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Madden. 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   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNE   137 miles [220.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   NNE   58 miles [93.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Springbank Airport (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   CYBW   S   18 miles [29 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport   [Map]   CGB2   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport   [Map]   CEA3   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport   [Map]   CFZ5   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sundre Airport   [Map]   CFN7   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Olds - Netook Airport   [Map]   CFK6   NNE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Acme Airport   [Map]   CEG2   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   E   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Banff Airport   (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]
        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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional 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
 

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

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 Madden 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 Madden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Madden) 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 Madden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Madden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Madden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.3728, Longitude: -114.3297     [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 Madden), 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 Madden.



 
 
 

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