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Herronton, Alberta

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The location of Herronton

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Herronton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northwest of Herronton. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Okotoks. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the west of Herronton and has a population of 24,500 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
Bassano   [Map]   1,345   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Carseland   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Standard   [Map]   380   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Aldersyde   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Anastasia   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Arrowwood   [Map]   221   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Blackie   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brant   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cayley   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dalemead   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Ensign   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gleichen   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Kirkcaldy   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mossleigh   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Namaka   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Queenstown   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Shouldice   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Stobart   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Herronton ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Herronton ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 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 Herronton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Herronton. 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]   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   184 miles [296.1 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   W   266 miles [428.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   SSE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   N   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 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
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
  Website for Springbank 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
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Herronton 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Herronton) 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 Herronton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Herronton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Herronton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.6333, Longitude: -113.4167     [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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Herronton), 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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