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Bellshill, Alberta

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The location of Bellshill

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Bellshill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wainwright. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the northeast of Bellshill. Wainwright has a population of 5,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Viking. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the north of Bellshill and has a population of 1,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bellshill and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Bawlf   [Map]   367   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Consort   [Map]   739   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Coronation   [Map]   1,015   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Edgerton   [Map]   373   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hughenden   [Map]   231   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Strome   [Map]   252   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Veteran   [Map]   293   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Alliance   [Map]   158   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Amisk   [Map]   172   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Battle Bend   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Battle River   [Map]   ---   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Berkinshaw   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brownfield   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Czar   [Map]   175   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fabyan   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fleet   [Map]   ---   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Galahad   [Map]   134   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Heisler   [Map]   153   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Jarrow   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Kinsella   [Map]   ---   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lougheed   [Map]   217   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bellshill ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Hardisty Airport (FAA ID: CEA5)   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport (FAA ID: CEK6)   [Map]   NNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Forestburg Airport (FAA ID: CEF6)   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Castor Airport (FAA ID: CER2)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wainwright Airport (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Coronation Airport (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 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 Bellshill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bellshill. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   WNW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SW   146 miles [235 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   E   205 miles [329.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lloydminster Airport  (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   NE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   WSW   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Hardisty Airport (FAA ID: CEA5)   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport (FAA ID: CEK6)   [Map]   NNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Forestburg Airport (FAA ID: CEF6)   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Castor Airport (FAA ID: CER2)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wainwright Airport (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Coronation Airport (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 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.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
  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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
  Website for Lloydminster 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Bellshill 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 '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- Bellshill) 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 Bellshill. 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 Bellshill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bellshill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5796, Longitude: -111.5404     [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 Bellshill), 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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