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Burdett, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Burdett ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Medicine Hat. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the east of Burdett. Medicine Hat has a population of 60,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Taber. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the west of Burdett and has a population of 8,200 people.

For comparison, Burdett has a population of 290 people.

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

Community   2006
Barnwell   [Map]   613   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Dunmore   [Map]   ---   E   41 miles [66 km]
Foremost   [Map]   524   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ralston   [Map]   ---   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Redcliff   [Map]   5,096   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rolling Hills   [Map]   ---   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Scandia   [Map]   ---   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Seven Persons   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Suffield   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tilley   [Map]   381   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Warner   [Map]   307   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Chin   [Map]     W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cranford   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Etzikom   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Grantham   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hays   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Juno   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Purple Springs   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Retlaw   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ross Glen   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Skiff   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Turin   [Map]     W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Wrentham   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Burdett ...

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.

Bow Island   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East of Burdett   [Map]
Conquerville (Historic)   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Foremost   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Goat   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Grassy Lake   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Hays   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Juno   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Legend (Historic)   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Purple Springs   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Seven Persons   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Sevenpersons   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Bow Island Airport   [Map]   CEF3   ENE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Foremost Airport   [Map]   CFD4   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Vauxhall Airport   [Map]   CEN6   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Medicine Hat Airport   [Map]   CFZ3   ENE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   ENE   36 miles [57.9 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 Burdett.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Burdett. 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   NW   141 miles [226.9 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   255 miles [410.4 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   NE   263 miles [423.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   ENE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   WSW   59 miles [95 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bow Island Airport   [Map]   CEF3   ENE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Foremost Airport   [Map]   CFD4   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Vauxhall Airport   [Map]   CEN6   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Taber Airport   [Map]   CED5   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Medicine Hat Airport   [Map]   CFZ3   ENE   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
Brooks Rgnl.   (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]
        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
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burdett. 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 Burdett 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 Burdett. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Burdett) 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 Burdett. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burdett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burdett. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8468, Longitude: -111.4997     [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 Burdett), 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 Burdett.