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Introduction ...

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

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Around Welling ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the north of Welling. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Taber. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northeast of Welling and has a population of 8,200 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 Welling and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Barnwell   [Map]   613   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Carmangay   [Map]   336   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Milk River   [Map]   816   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Raymond   [Map]   3,225   E   5 miles [8 km]
Shaughnessy   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Aetna   [Map]   ---   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chin   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cranford   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Del Bonita   [Map]   ---   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Eastview Acres   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Iron Springs   [Map]   ---   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Monarch   [Map]   ---   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
New Dayton   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Spring Coulee   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stand Off   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Warner   [Map]   307   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Woolford   [Map]   ---   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Wrentham   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Welling ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Warner Airport   [Map]   CEP6   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl.   [Map]   CEQ4   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Milk River Airport   [Map]   CEW5   SE   40 miles [64.4 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 Welling.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Welling. 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   NNW   125 miles [201.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   266 miles [428.1 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   W   296 miles [476.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   ENE   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Warner Airport   [Map]   CEP6   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl.   [Map]   CEQ4   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Milk River Airport   [Map]   CEW5   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Coutts / Ross Intl.   [Map]   CEP4   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Vauxhall Airport   [Map]   CEN6   NE   49 miles [78.9 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
 
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [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
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Welling. 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 Welling 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 'straight-line' distance that starts in Welling. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Welling) 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 Welling. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Welling

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Welling. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4799, Longitude: -112.7856     [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 Welling), 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 Welling.



 
 
 

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