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Glade, British Columbia

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 The location of Glade 

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Glade ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Nelson. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the northeast of Glade. Nelson has a population of 9,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Castlegar. It lies just southwest of Glade and has a population of 9,000 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 Glade and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Fruitvale   [Map]   1,952   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Grand Forks   [Map]   4,036   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Kaslo   [Map]   1,072   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Montrose   [Map]   1,012   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
New Denver   [Map]   512   N   41 miles [66 km]
Rossland   [Map]   3,278   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Salmo   [Map]   1,007   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Silverton   [Map]   185   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Slocan   [Map]   314   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Trail   [Map]   7,237   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Warfield   [Map]   1,729   S   23 miles [37 km]
Ione (WA)   [Map]   ---   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Metaline Falls (WA)   [Map]   ---   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Metaline (WA)   [Map]   ---   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Northport (WA)   [Map]   ---   S   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Beasley   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brilliant   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Crescent Valley   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Granite   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kinnaird   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lemon Creek   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ootischenia   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pass Creek   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Playmor Junction   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Robson   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Shoreacres   [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
South Slocan   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Taghum   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Thrums   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Vallican   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Glade. 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 Glade.

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

Airports Near Glade ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
West Kootenay Rgnl. (YCG/CYCG)   [Map]   CYCG   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nelson Airport    [Map]   CZNL   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Trail Airport    [Map]   CAD4   S   23 miles [37 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 Glade.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Glade. 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
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   WNW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Spokane Intl. (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]   GEG   S   122 miles [196.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   NE   195 miles [313.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
West Kootenay Rgnl. (YCG/CYCG)   [Map]   CYCG   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl. (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   CYXC   E   80 miles [128.7 km]
Penticton Rgnl. (YYF/CYYF)   [Map]   CYYF   W   92 miles [148.1 km]
Coeur d'Alene Airport(COE/KCOE)   [Map]   COE   SSE   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Nelson Airport    [Map]   CZNL   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Trail Airport    [Map]   CAD4   S   23 miles [37 km]
Crawford Bay Airport   [Map]   CAR2   ENE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sullivan Lake State Airport   [Map]   09S   SSE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Avey Fld. State Airport   [Map]   69S   SW   41 miles [66 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.

Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Spokane Intl.   (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]
        Website for Spokane International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grand Forks Airport   (ZGF/CZGF)   [Map]
        Website for Grand Forks Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
King County Intl.   (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]
        Website for King County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Vancouver Intl.   (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]
        Website for Vancouver International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Seattle - Tacoma Intl.   (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]
        Website for Seattle - Tacoma International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
West Kootenay Rgnl.   (YCG/CYCG)   [Map]
        Website for West Kootenay 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
Penticton Rgnl.   (YYF/CYYF)   [Map]
        Website for Penticton Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Coeur d'Alene Airport   (COE/KCOE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of British Columbia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Glade 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 begins in Glade. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glade) 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 Glade. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glade

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glade. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4000, Longitude: -117.5500     [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 Glade), 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 Glade.


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