RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
>> >> >>

Redwood Meadows, Alberta

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AB

 The location of Redwood Meadows 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for
Redwood Meadows
and the surrounding area.

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Redwood Meadows.

This page contains five sections:

Around Redwood Meadows ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the east of Redwood Meadows. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the northeast of Redwood Meadows and has a population of 42,600 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 Redwood Meadows and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Banff   [Map]   6,700   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Beiseker   [Map]   804   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Canmore   [Map]   12,039   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Okotoks   [Map]   17,150   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   SE   23 miles [37 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Acadia   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bragg Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cochrane Lake   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Douglas Glen   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Ghost Lake   [Map]   78   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Heritage Woods   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jumping Pound   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Midnapore   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Millarville   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Morley   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Priddis   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ramsay   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sunnyside   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Valley Ridge   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Waiparous   [Map]   49   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Redwood Meadows ...

Looking for more information about Redwood Meadows? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Redwood Meadows, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Redwood Meadows.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Redwood Meadows. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Redwood Meadows ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Springbank Airport (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   CYBW   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   E   38 miles [61.2 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 Redwood Meadows.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Redwood Meadows. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNE   165 miles [265.5 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   WSW   225 miles [362.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   NNE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl. (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   CYXC   SSW   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Springbank Airport (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   CYBW   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   ENE   42 miles [67.6 km]
High River Airport   [Map]   CEN4   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport   [Map]   CGB2   NNE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Banff Airport(YBA/CYBA)   [Map]   CYBA   WNW   46 miles [74 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport   [Map]   CFZ5   N   51 miles [82.1 km]
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   ENE   52 miles [83.7 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
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
        Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Redwood Meadows:

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Redwood Meadows were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Redwood Meadows. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Redwood Meadows) 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 Redwood Meadows. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Redwood Meadows

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Redwood Meadows. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.9881, Longitude: -114.5091     [Map].

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Redwood Meadows), 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.

- Return to Citation

For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Redwood Meadows.


Tidbits &
Other   AB

Sitemap Privacy
of Use


Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 14 Oct 2016
By John Hall