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The location of Harvie Heights









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Harvie Heights.

This page contains six sections:

Around Harvie Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cochrane. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the east of Harvie Heights. Cochrane has a population of 16,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Canmore. It lies immediately southeast of Harvie Heights and has a population of 12,300 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Banff   [Map]   6,700   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Benchlands   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bragg Creek   [Map]   ---   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cochrane Lake   [Map]   ---   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Cremona   [Map]   463   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Exshaw   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ghost Lake   [Map]   78   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Heritage Woods   [Map]   ---   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Kananaskis   [Map]   429   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lac des Arcs   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Seebe   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Waiparous   [Map]   49   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Radium Hot Springs (BC)   [Map]   735   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Shuswap (BC)   [Map]   169   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Dead Man's Flats   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jumping Pound   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lake Louise   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Morley   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Priddis   [Map]     E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Redwood Meadows   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Water Valley   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Brisco (BC)   [Map]     SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Kootenay Crossing (BC)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Spillimacheen (BC)   [Map]     W   45 miles [72.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Harvie Heights ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harvie Heights ...

Looking for more information about Harvie Heights? 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 Harvie Heights, 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 Harvie Heights.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Harvie Heights. 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
    Harvie Heights Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Harvie Heights


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Harvie Heights ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Banff Airport (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Invermere Airport (FAA ID: CAA8)   [Map]   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport (FAA ID: CFZ5)   [Map]   NE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Sundre Airport (FAA ID: CFN7)   [Map]   NNE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Fairmont Hot Springs Airport (YCZ/CYCZ)   [Map]   SSW   58 miles [93.3 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   E   59 miles [95 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 Harvie Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Harvie Heights. 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]   E   59 miles [95 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNE   169 miles [272 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   WSW   192 miles [309 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   NE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl.  (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   S   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Banff Airport (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Invermere Airport (FAA ID: CAA8)   [Map]   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport (FAA ID: CFZ5)   [Map]   NE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Sundre Airport (FAA ID: CFN7)   [Map]   NNE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Fairmont Hot Springs Airport (YCZ/CYCZ)   [Map]   SSW   58 miles [93.3 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
 
Fairmont Hot Springs Airport   (YCZ/CYCZ)   [Map]
  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
 
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
  Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Banff Airport   (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
  Website for Springbank Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harvie Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.1167, Longitude: -115.3833     [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 Harvie Heights), 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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