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Cheadle, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Cheadle ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Cheadle. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the northwest of Cheadle and has a population of 42,600 people.

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

Community   2006
Bassano   [Map]   1,345   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Drumheller   [Map]   7,932   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Okotoks   [Map]   17,150   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Three Hills   [Map]   3,160   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   S   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Carseland   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Conrich   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dalemead   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dalroy   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Delacour   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
High Point Estates   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Indus   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Inverlake   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Janet   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kathyrn   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Keoma   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lyalta   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Namaka   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nightingale   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shepard   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cheadle ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   N   26 miles [41.8 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 Cheadle.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cheadle. 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   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   158 miles [254.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   N   81 miles [130.4 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   SSE   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   N   26 miles [41.8 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
        Website for Springbank 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
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cheadle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0167, Longitude: -113.5333     [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 Cheadle), 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 Cheadle.