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Chestermere, Alberta

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The location of Chestermere

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Chestermere ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the west of Chestermere. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the northwest of Chestermere and has a population of 42,600 people.

For comparison, Chestermere has a population of 14,400 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 if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Beiseker   [Map]   804   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Linden   [Map]   660   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Okotoks   [Map]   17,150   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   E   18 miles [29 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Abbeydale   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Albert Park   [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Conrich   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Coral Springs   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dalroy   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Delacour   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Douglas Glen   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
High Point Estates   [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Indus   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Inverlake   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Janet   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Martindale   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Shepard   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Taradale   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Vista Heights   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chestermere ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chestermere ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Chestermere Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Chestermere

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Chestermere ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   WNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Beiseker Airport (FAA ID: CFV2)   [Map]   NNE   29 miles [46.7 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 Chestermere.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chestermere. 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]   WNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   157 miles [252.7 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   WSW   254 miles [408.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   N   79 miles [127.1 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   SSE   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Beiseker Airport (FAA ID: CFV2)   [Map]   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Acme Airport (FAA ID: CEG2)   [Map]   NNE   31 miles [49.9 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
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna 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
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
  Website for Springbank Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chestermere:

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Chestermere 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chestermere) 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 Chestermere. 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 Chestermere

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chestermere. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0356, Longitude: -113.8242     [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 Chestermere), 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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