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The location of Acadia









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Acadia ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It lies just north of Acadia. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the north of Acadia 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Beiseker   [Map]   804   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Linden   [Map]   660   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Okotoks   [Map]   17,150   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Academy   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Albert Park   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Deer Ridge   [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Deer Run   [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Douglas Glen   [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Haysboro   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles
Hillhurst   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Midnapore   [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ramsay   [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Renfrew   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shepard   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Signal Hill   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sunnyside   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Two Guns   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Vista Heights   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Acadia ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Acadia.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Acadia ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   SSE   31 miles [49.9 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Acadia.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Acadia. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   163 miles [262.3 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   WSW   243 miles [391.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   N   84 miles [135.2 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   SSE   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Beiseker Airport (FAA ID: CFV2)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
  Website for Springbank Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Acadia 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Acadia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Acadia. 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 Acadia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acadia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.9674, Longitude: -114.0587     [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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Acadia), 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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