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Cavendish, Alberta

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The location of Cavendish

Introduction ...

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

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Around Cavendish ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Oyen. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the north of Cavendish. Oyen has a population of 1,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Leader (SK). It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of Cavendish and has a population of 820 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 Cavendish and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2006
Acadia Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cereal   [Map]   126   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Empress   [Map]   136   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hilda   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ralston   [Map]   ---   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Schuler   [Map]   ---   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Alsask (SK)   [Map]   129   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Burstall (SK)   [Map]   315   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fox Valley (SK)   [Map]   295   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Laporte (SK)   [Map]   ---   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mantario (SK)   [Map]   10   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mendham (SK)   [Map]   35   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Prelate (SK)   [Map]   126   E   46 miles [74 km]
Richmound (SK)   [Map]   159   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Benton Station   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bindloss   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Buffalo   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Iddesleigh   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Jenner   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sibbald   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cavendish ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Empress Airport (ICAO: CYEA)   [Map]   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Oyen Muni. (FAA ID: CED3)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Leader Airport (FAA ID: CJD5)   [Map]   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Eatonia (Elvie Smith) Muni. (FAA ID: CJG2)   [Map]   ENE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   SSW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Medicine Hat Airport (FAA ID: CFZ3)   [Map]   SSW   59 miles [95 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 Cavendish.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cavendish. 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]   W   155 miles [249.4 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   ENE   186 miles [299.3 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NW   216 miles [347.6 km]
Regina Intl.  (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]   E   255 miles [410.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   SSW   56 miles [90.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Empress Airport (ICAO: CYEA)   [Map]   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Oyen Muni. (FAA ID: CED3)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Leader Airport (FAA ID: CJD5)   [Map]   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Eatonia (Elvie Smith) Muni. (FAA ID: CJG2)   [Map]   ENE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Medicine Hat Airport (FAA ID: CFZ3)   [Map]   SSW   59 miles [95 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker 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
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
  Website for Regina International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Empress Airport   (ICAO: CYEA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cavendish. 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 Cavendish 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 from Point A (ie- Cavendish) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cavendish. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.8167, Longitude: -110.4667     [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 Cavendish), 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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