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Introduction ...

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

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Around Nemiskam ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Medicine Hat. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northeast of where Nemiskam would have been located. Medicine Hat has a population of 60,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Taber. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northwest of Nemiskam and has a population of 8,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Barnwell   [Map]   613   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Burdett   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Coutts   [Map]   305   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Dunmore   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Elkwater   [Map]   ---   E   46 miles [74 km]
Foremost   [Map]   524   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Milk River   [Map]   816   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Redcliff   [Map]   5,096   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Seven Persons   [Map]   ---   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Suffield   [Map]   ---   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Warner   [Map]   307   W   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Aden   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Etzikom   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Juno   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Manyberries   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Onefour   [Map]     SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Orion   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Purple Springs   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Skiff   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Wrentham   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Nemiskam ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Foremost Airport   [Map]   CFD4   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bow Island Airport   [Map]   CEF3   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Medicine Hat Airport   [Map]   CFZ3   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Warner Airport   [Map]   CEP6   WSW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Milk River Airport   [Map]   CEW5   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   NNE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Coutts / Ross Intl.   [Map]   CEP4   SW   45 miles [72.4 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 Nemiskam.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Nemiskam. 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   NW   165 miles [265.5 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   NE   272 miles [437.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   282 miles [453.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   NNE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   W   68 miles [109.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Foremost Airport   [Map]   CFD4   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bow Island Airport   [Map]   CEF3   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Medicine Hat Airport   [Map]   CFZ3   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Warner Airport   [Map]   CEP6   WSW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Milk River Airport   [Map]   CEW5   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Coutts / Ross Intl.   [Map]   CEP4   SW   45 miles [72.4 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
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker 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
 
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [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 Nemiskam 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 in Nemiskam. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nemiskam) 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 Nemiskam. 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 Nemiskam

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nemiskam. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4820, Longitude: -111.2775     [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 Nemiskam), 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 Nemiskam.



 
 
 

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