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Carway, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Carway ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Raymond. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northeast of Carway. Raymond has a population of 3,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pincher Creek. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northwest of Carway and has a population of 3,700 people.

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

Community   2006
Beaver Mines   [Map]   ---   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cowley   [Map]   219   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   280   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hill Spring   [Map]   192   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pincher Station   [Map]   ---   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Twin Butte   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Waterton Park   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Aetna   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Beazer   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brocket   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Del Bonita   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kimball   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Leavitt   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Spring Coulee   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Springridge   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Stand Off   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Woolford   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Carway ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl.   [Map]   CEQ4   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pincher Creek Airport(WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   CZPC   NW   44 miles [70.8 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 Carway.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Carway. 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   N   147 miles [236.6 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   WNW   276 miles [444.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   296 miles [476.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   NNE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl. (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   CYXC   WNW   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl.   [Map]   CEQ4   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pincher Creek Airport(WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   CZPC   NW   44 miles [70.8 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
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna 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
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
        Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [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 Carway. 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 Carway 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 that stretches from Carway. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carway) 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 Carway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carway

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carway. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.0167, Longitude: -113.3833     [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 Carway), 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 Carway.