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Bassano, Alberta

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The location of Bassano

Introduction ...

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

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Around Bassano ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Brooks. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southeast of Bassano. Brooks has a population of 13,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Strathmore. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northwest of Bassano and has a population of 12,200 people.

For comparison, Bassano has a population of 1,300 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 from Bassano and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Arrowwood   [Map]   221   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Carseland   [Map]   ---   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Drumheller   [Map]   7,932   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Duchess   [Map]   978   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gleichen   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hussar   [Map]   187   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lomond   [Map]   175   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rockyford   [Map]   349   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Rolling Hills   [Map]   ---   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Rosedale   [Map]   ---   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Rosemary   [Map]   388   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Standard   [Map]   380   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tilley   [Map]   381   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Anastasia   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bow City   [Map]   ---   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Chancellor   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cluny   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dorothy   [Map]   ---   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Finnegan   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gem   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Millicent   [Map]   ---   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Milo   [Map]   100   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Patricia   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Queenstown   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Rainier   [Map]   ---   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Shouldice   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stobart   [Map]   ---   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Verger   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bassano ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bassano ...

Looking for more information about Bassano? 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 Bassano, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bassano.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Bassano. 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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Bassano Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Bassano

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Bassano ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Bassano Airport (FAA ID: CEN2)   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
Brooks Rgnl. (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ostergard's Airport (FAA ID: CDO2)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rockyford Airport (FAA ID: CFC6)   [Map]   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   SW   44 miles [70.8 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 Bassano.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bassano. 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]   WNW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNW   180 miles [289.7 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   ENE   265 miles [426.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   S   81 miles [130.4 km]
Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   SE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   NNW   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Bassano Airport (FAA ID: CEN2)   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
Brooks Rgnl. (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ostergard's Airport (FAA ID: CDO2)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rockyford Airport (FAA ID: CFC6)   [Map]   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   SW   44 miles [70.8 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
  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
Brooks Rgnl.   (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bassano:

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 Bassano 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bassano) 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 Bassano. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bassano

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bassano. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7889, Longitude: -112.4654     [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 Bassano), 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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