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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Irvine.

This page contains five sections:

Around Irvine ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Medicine Hat. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the west of Irvine. Medicine Hat has a population of 60,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Redcliff. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the west of Irvine and has a population of 5,100 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Irvine.<2>

Dunmore     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the west of Irvine.

Elkwater     [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the south of Irvine.

Hilda     [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the north of Irvine.

Medicine Hat     [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the west of Irvine.

Ralston     [Map]
45 miles [72.4 km] miles to the northwest of Irvine.

Redcliff     [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the west of Irvine.

Ross Glen     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the west of Irvine.

Schuler     [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the north of Irvine.

Seven Persons     [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the west of Irvine.

Suffield     [Map]
43 miles [69.2 km] miles to the northwest of Irvine.

Walsh     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the east of Irvine.

Golden Prairie (SK)     [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the northeast of Irvine.

Hatton (SK)     [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the east of Irvine.

Maple Creek (SK)     [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the east of Irvine.

Richmound (SK)     [Map]
40 miles [64.4 km] miles to the northeast of Irvine.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Irvine ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Also of Interest:

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Irvine ...

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.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Irvine.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Irvine. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

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

Large Airports

Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC) <4>   [Map]
183 miles [294.5 km] miles to the West Northwest of Irvine.

John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
217 miles [349.2 km] miles to the Northeast of Irvine.

Regina Intl.  (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
249 miles [400.7 km] miles to the East of Irvine.

Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
271 miles [436.1 km] miles to the North Northwest of Irvine.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the West Northwest of Irvine.

Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
115 miles [185.1 km] miles to the West of Irvine.

General Aviation Airports

Medicine Hat Airport (FAA ID: CFZ3)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the West of Irvine.

Maple Creek Airport (FAA ID: CJQ4)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the East of Irvine.

Bow Island Airport (FAA ID: CEF3)   [Map]
47 miles [75.6 km] miles to the West of Irvine.

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.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: YYCICAO: CYYC

Website for Calgary International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

John G. Diefenbaker Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: YXEICAO: CYXE

Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Regina Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: YQRICAO: CYQR

Website for Regina International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Edmonton Internationl Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: YEGICAO: CYEG

Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Medicine Hat Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: YXHICAO: CYXH

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Lethbridge Co. Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: YQLICAO: CYQL

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Irvine. 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 Irvine 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Irvine) 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 Irvine. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Irvine

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Irvine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.9500, Longitude: -110.2667     [Map].

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Irvine), 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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<4>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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