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Bragg Creek, Alberta

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The location of Bragg Creek

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Bragg Creek.

This page contains six sections:

Around Bragg Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Bragg Creek. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the northeast of Bragg Creek 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 Bragg Creek and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Banff   [Map]   6,700   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Canmore   [Map]   12,039   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Carseland   [Map]   ---   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cremona   [Map]   463   N   41 miles [66 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Kananaskis   [Map]   429   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Okotoks   [Map]   17,150   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Arbour Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cochrane Lake   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ghost Lake   [Map]   78   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Haysboro   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Heritage Woods   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jumping Pound   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Millarville   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Morley   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Priddis   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Redwood Meadows   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Signal Hill   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Two Guns   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Valley Ridge   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Varsity   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Waiparous   [Map]   49   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bragg Creek ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bragg Creek ...

Looking for more information about Bragg Creek? 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 Bragg Creek, 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 Bragg Creek.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Bragg Creek. 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
    Bragg Creek Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Bragg Creek

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Bragg Creek ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   E   41 miles [66 km]
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   ENE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Banff Airport (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]   WNW   45 miles [72.4 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Bragg Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bragg Creek. 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]   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNE   168 miles [270.4 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   WSW   222 miles [357.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   NNE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl.  (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   SSW   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   E   41 miles [66 km]
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   ENE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Banff Airport (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]   WNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport (FAA ID: CGB2)   [Map]   NNE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport (FAA ID: CFZ5)   [Map]   N   54 miles [86.9 km]
Beiseker Airport (FAA ID: CFV2)   [Map]   ENE   56 miles [90.1 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
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
  Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
  Website for Springbank Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Banff Airport   (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bragg Creek:

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bragg Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.9510, Longitude: -114.5706     [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 Bragg Creek), 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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