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The location of Brownfield









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Brownfield ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wainwright. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of Brownfield. Wainwright has a population of 5,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Provost. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of Brownfield and has a population of 2,000 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 Brownfield and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Amisk   [Map]   172   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Botha   [Map]   185   W   46 miles [74 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Consort   [Map]   739   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Coronation   [Map]   1,015   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Czar   [Map]   175   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hughenden   [Map]   231   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lougheed   [Map]   217   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Strome   [Map]   252   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Veteran   [Map]   293   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Alliance   [Map]   158   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Battle Bend   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Battle River   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bellshill   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Berkinshaw   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cadogan   [Map]   ---   E   41 miles [66 km]
Endiang   [Map]   ---   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fleet   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gadsby   [Map]   35   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Galahad   [Map]   134   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hemaruka   [Map]   ---   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Metiskow   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Neutral Hills   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Spondin   [Map]   ---   S   32 miles [51.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brownfield ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Coronation Airport (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Castor Airport (FAA ID: CER2)   [Map]   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hardisty Airport (FAA ID: CEA5)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Forestburg Airport (FAA ID: CEF6)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Consort Airport (FAA ID: CFG3)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport (FAA ID: CEK6)   [Map]   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wainwright Airport (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 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 Brownfield.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brownfield. 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]   NW   112 miles [180.2 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SW   138 miles [222.1 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   E   200 miles [321.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   NNW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Lloydminster Airport  (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   NE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   W   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Coronation Airport (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Castor Airport (FAA ID: CER2)   [Map]   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hardisty Airport (FAA ID: CEA5)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Forestburg Airport (FAA ID: CEF6)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Consort Airport (FAA ID: CFG3)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport (FAA ID: CEK6)   [Map]   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wainwright Airport (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 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.

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
 
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
 
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Brownfield 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brownfield) 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 Brownfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brownfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brownfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3167, Longitude: -111.4333     [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 Brownfield), 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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