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Beiseker, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Beiseker ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southwest of Beiseker. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the west of Beiseker and has a population of 42,600 people.

For comparison, Beiseker has a population of 800 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 Beiseker and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Drumheller   [Map]   7,932   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Okotoks   [Map]   17,150   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   S   23 miles [37 km]
Three Hills   [Map]   3,160   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Trochu   [Map]   1,005   N   33 miles [53.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Acme   [Map]   656   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Balzac   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Bircham   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Carbon   [Map]   570   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Conrich   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dalroy   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Delacour   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kathyrn   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Keoma   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Linden   [Map]   660   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lyalta   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Nightingale   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Rockyford   [Map]   349   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sunnyslope   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Swalwell   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Beiseker ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Acme   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North of Beiseker   [Map]
Balzac   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Carbon   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Coral Springs   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gayford   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Nightingale   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rockyford   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rosebud   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Sunnyslope   -   18 miles [29 km] to the North   [Map]
Three Hills   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beiseker ...

Looking for more information about Beiseker? 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 Beiseker, 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 Beiseker.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Beiseker. 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 to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Beiseker Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Beiseker

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Beiseker ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   ENE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Acme Airport   [Map]   CEG2   N   5 miles [8 km]
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   S   22 miles [35.4 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 Beiseker.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Beiseker. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   133 miles [214 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   NNW   57 miles [91.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   ENE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Acme Airport   [Map]   CEG2   N   5 miles [8 km]
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   S   22 miles [35.4 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Beiseker:

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beiseker. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.3833, Longitude: -113.5333     [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 Beiseker), 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 Beiseker.