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Castle Junction, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Castle Junction.

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Around Castle Junction ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Canmore. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southeast of Castle Junction. Canmore has a population of 12,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Banff. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the southeast of Castle Junction and has a population of 7,600 people.

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

Community   2006
Benchlands   [Map]   ---   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Exshaw   [Map]   ---   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ghost Lake   [Map]   78   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Harvie Heights   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Kananaskis   [Map]   429   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lac des Arcs   [Map]   ---   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Seebe   [Map]   ---   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Waiparous   [Map]   49   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Golden (BC)   [Map]   3,811   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Radium Hot Springs (BC)   [Map]   735   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Shuswap (BC)   [Map]   169   S   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Dead Man's Flats   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lake Louise   [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Morley   [Map]     E   46 miles [74 km]
Blaeberry (BC)   [Map]     W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Brighouse (BC)   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Brisco (BC)   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Edgewater (BC)   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Field (BC)   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Galena (BC)   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kootenay Crossing (BC)   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Leanchoil (BC)   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
McMurdo (BC)   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Parson (BC)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Spillimacheen (BC)   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Stephen (BC)   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Castle Junction ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castle Junction ...

Looking for more information about Castle Junction? 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 Castle Junction, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Castle Junction.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Castle Junction Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Castle Junction

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Castle Junction ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Banff Airport(YBA/CYBA)   [Map]   CYBA   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Golden Airport(YGE/CYGE)   [Map]   CYGE   W   46 miles [74 km]
Invermere Airport   [Map]   CAA8   S   52 miles [83.7 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   E   82 miles [132 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 Castle Junction.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Castle Junction. 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   E   82 miles [132 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNE   172 miles [276.8 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   WSW   176 miles [283.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   NE   107 miles [172.2 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl. (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   CYXC   S   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Banff Airport(YBA/CYBA)   [Map]   CYBA   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Golden Airport(YGE/CYGE)   [Map]   CYGE   W   46 miles [74 km]
Invermere Airport   [Map]   CAA8   S   52 miles [83.7 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
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
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
        Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Banff Airport   (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Golden Airport   (YGE/CYGE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Castle Junction 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 starting in Castle Junction. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Castle Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castle Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.2691, Longitude: -115.9183     [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 Castle Junction), 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 Castle Junction.