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Hespero, Alberta

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The location of Hespero

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Hespero ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Red Deer. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the east of Hespero. Red Deer has a population of 90,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sylvan Lake. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the east of Hespero and has a population of 12,800 people.

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

Community   2006
Bentley   [Map]   1,083   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Clive   [Map]   562   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Eckville   [Map]   951   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Penhold   [Map]   1,971   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   N   23 miles [37 km]
Rocky Mountain House   [Map]   6,874   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Springbrook   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sundre   [Map]   2,540   S   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Alhambra   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Benalto   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Birchcliff   [Map]   125   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Butte   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Condor   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Half Moon Bay   [Map]   32   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jarvis Bay   [Map]   183   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kountry Meadows   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Leedale   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Leslieville   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Markerville   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Norglenwold   [Map]   270   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spruce View   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stauffer   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sunbreaker Cove   [Map]   137   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hespero ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Hespero Airport (FAA ID: CFB3)   [Map]   SSW   Less than 2 miles
Rocky Mountain House Airport (YRM/CYRM)   [Map]   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Innisfail Airport (FAA ID: CEM4)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rimbey Airport (FAA ID: CFC7)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lacombe Airport (FAA ID: CEG3)   [Map]   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   SSE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sundre Airport (FAA ID: CFN7)   [Map]   SSW   39 miles [62.8 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 Hespero.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hespero. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSE   85 miles [136.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Hespero Airport (FAA ID: CFB3)   [Map]   SSW   Less than 2 miles
Rocky Mountain House Airport (YRM/CYRM)   [Map]   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Innisfail Airport (FAA ID: CEM4)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rimbey Airport (FAA ID: CFC7)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lacombe Airport (FAA ID: CEG3)   [Map]   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   SSE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sundre Airport (FAA ID: CFN7)   [Map]   SSW   39 miles [62.8 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International 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
Rocky Mountain House Airport   (YRM/CYRM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hespero. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3243, Longitude: -114.4516     [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 Hespero), 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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