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Hackett, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Hackett ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Stettler. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the northwest of Hackett. Stettler has a population of 5,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Three Hills. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Hackett and has a population of 3,200 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 you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Alix   [Map]   851   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bashaw   [Map]   796   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bawlf   [Map]   367   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Big Valley   [Map]   351   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Clive   [Map]   562   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Coronation   [Map]   1,015   E   41 miles [66 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Delburne   [Map]   765   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hanna   [Map]   2,847   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Mirror   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Trochu   [Map]   1,005   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Botha   [Map]   185   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Byemoor   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Endiang   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Erskine   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fenn   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fleet   [Map]   ---   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gadsby   [Map]   35   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Galahad   [Map]   134   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Nevis   [Map]   ---   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Oberlin   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Red Willow   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rochon Sands   [Map]   66   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
White Sands   [Map]   120   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hackett ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Alliance   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Northeast of Hackett   [Map]
Big Valley   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Byemoor   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Fleet   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Forestburg   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Galahad   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hartshorn   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the South   [Map]
Leo   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Red Willow   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   NW   32 miles [51.5 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 Hackett.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hackett. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   102 miles [164.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   W   62 miles [99.8 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NNE   65 miles [104.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   NW   32 miles [51.5 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.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker 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
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [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 Hackett 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 from Hackett. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hackett) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hackett. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.2167, Longitude: -112.4167     [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 Hackett), 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 Hackett.