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Hardisty, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Hardisty ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wainwright. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the northeast of Hardisty. Wainwright has a population of 5,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vermilion. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the north of Hardisty and has a population of 3,900 people.

For comparison, Hardisty has a population of 760 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 starting from Hardisty and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Castor   [Map]   931   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Chauvin   [Map]   308   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Coronation   [Map]   1,015   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   W   41 miles [66 km]
Edgerton   [Map]   373   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Innisfree   [Map]   233   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   N   46 miles [74 km]
Provost   [Map]   2,072   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Strome   [Map]   252   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Veteran   [Map]   293   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Alliance   [Map]   158   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Amisk   [Map]   172   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Berkinshaw   [Map]   ---   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Brownfield   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Czar   [Map]   175   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fabyan   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Galahad   [Map]   134   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Greenshields   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Heath   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Heisler   [Map]   153   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hughenden   [Map]   231   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Jarrow   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Kinsella   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lougheed   [Map]   217   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Metiskow   [Map]   ---   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hardisty ...

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   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest of Hardisty   [Map]
Coronation   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Czar   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Daysland   -   41 miles [66 km] to the West   [Map]
Fleet   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Forestburg   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Galahad   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Greenshields   -   23 miles [37 km] to the East   [Map]
Viking   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hardisty ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Hardisty Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Hardisty

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Hardisty ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   WSW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NW   37 miles [59.5 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 Hardisty.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hardisty. 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   WNW   104 miles [167.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   158 miles [254.3 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   E   197 miles [317 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   NE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   WSW   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   WSW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   W   33 miles [53.1 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
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
        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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster 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
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hardisty. 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 Hardisty 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 Hardisty. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hardisty) 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 Hardisty. 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 Hardisty

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hardisty. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.6744, Longitude: -111.3058     [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 Hardisty), 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 Hardisty.