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Introduction ...

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

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Around Strathmore ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the west of Strathmore. 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 northwest of Strathmore and has a population of 42,600 people.

For comparison, Strathmore has a population of 12,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Bassano   [Map]   1,345   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Beiseker   [Map]   804   N   23 miles [37 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   W   18 miles [29 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Drumheller   [Map]   7,932   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Okotoks   [Map]   17,150   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Three Hills   [Map]   3,160   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   S   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Carseland   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cheadle   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dalemead   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dalroy   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Delacour   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gleichen   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
High Point Estates   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kathyrn   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Keoma   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lyalta   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Namaka   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nightingale   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rockyford   [Map]   349   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Standard   [Map]   380   E   18 miles [29 km]
Stobart   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Strathmore ...

Looking for more information about Strathmore? 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 Strathmore, 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 Strathmore.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Strathmore ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   N   23 miles [37 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Acme Airport   [Map]   CEG2   N   28 miles [45.1 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 Strathmore.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Strathmore. 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   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   156 miles [251.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   NNW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   SSE   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   N   23 miles [37 km]
Acme Airport   [Map]   CEG2   N   28 miles [45.1 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
 
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
        Website for Springbank Airport
        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
 
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
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Strathmore: www.strathmore.ca/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strathmore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0525, Longitude: -113.3943     [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 Strathmore), 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 Strathmore.



 
 
 

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