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Introduction ...

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

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Around Bottrell ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southeast of Bottrell. 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 east of Bottrell and has a population of 42,600 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 Bottrell and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Banff   [Map]   6,700   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Canmore   [Map]   12,039   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   E   18 miles [29 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sundre   [Map]   2,540   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   S   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Arbour Lake   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Balzac   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Benchlands   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cochrane Lake   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cremona   [Map]   463   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ghost Lake   [Map]   78   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Heritage Woods   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Jumping Pound   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Madden   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Martindale   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Morley   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Redwood Meadows   [Map]   ---   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Valley Ridge   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Waiparous   [Map]   49   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Water Valley   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bottrell ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Balzac   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast of Bottrell   [Map]
Dogpound   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Eagle Hill   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Ghost Lake   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Heritage Woods   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Jumping Pound   -   23 miles [37 km] to the South   [Map]
Sunnyside   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Valley Ridge   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Water Valley   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Bottrell ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Springbank Airport (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   CYBW   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport   [Map]   CGB2   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport   [Map]   CFZ5   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport   [Map]   CEA3   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sundre Airport   [Map]   CFN7   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Olds - Netook Airport   [Map]   CFK6   NNE   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 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 Bottrell.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bottrell. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNE   136 miles [218.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   NNE   59 miles [95 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Springbank Airport (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   CYBW   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport   [Map]   CGB2   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport   [Map]   CFZ5   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport   [Map]   CEA3   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sundre Airport   [Map]   CFN7   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Olds - Netook Airport   [Map]   CFK6   NNE   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.

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
 
Banff Airport   (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]
        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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional 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
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bottrell. 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 Bottrell 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 from Bottrell. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bottrell) 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 Bottrell. 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 Bottrell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bottrell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4021, Longitude: -114.4704     [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 Bottrell), 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 Bottrell.