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The location of Cayley









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Cayley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the north of Cayley. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Okotoks. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the north of Cayley and has a population of 24,500 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 and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Blackie   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bragg Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Carseland   [Map]   ---   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   E   25 miles [40.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Academy   [Map]   ---   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Aldersyde   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brant   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dalemead   [Map]   ---   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
De Winton   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Deer Ridge   [Map]   ---   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ensign   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Herronton   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Indus   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kirkcaldy   [Map]   ---   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Longview   [Map]   300   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Millarville   [Map]   ---   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mossleigh   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Parkland Beach   [Map]   135   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Parkland   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cayley ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   NNE   43 miles [69.2 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 Cayley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cayley. 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]   N   46 miles [74 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   197 miles [317 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   W   246 miles [395.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   SE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl.  (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   WSW   103 miles [165.8 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   N   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   NNE   43 miles [69.2 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
 
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
  Website for Springbank Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
  Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cayley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Cayley 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cayley) 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 Cayley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cayley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cayley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.4500, Longitude: -113.8500     [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 Cayley), 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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