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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to James River Bridge.

This page contains five sections:

Around James River Bridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Red Deer. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northeast of James River Bridge. Red Deer has a population of 90,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sylvan Lake. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the northeast of James River Bridge and has a population of 12,800 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 James River Bridge and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Bentley   [Map]   1,083   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Caroline   [Map]   515   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cremona   [Map]   463   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eckville   [Map]   951   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Penhold   [Map]   1,971   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rocky Mountain House   [Map]   6,874   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Springbrook   [Map]   ---   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sundre   [Map]   2,540   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Benalto   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bergen   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Burnstick Lake   [Map]   43   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Butte   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Condor   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Dickson   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Henday   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hespero   [Map]   ---   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kevisville   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kountry Meadows   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Markerville   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Netook   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Spruce View   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stauffer   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Strachan   [Map]   ---   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near James River Bridge ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for James River Bridge.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around James River Bridge. 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 James River Bridge ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to James River Bridge.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Sundre Airport (FAA ID: CFN7)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport (FAA ID: CFZ5)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hespero Airport (FAA ID: CFB3)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport (FAA ID: CEA3)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Innisfail Airport (FAA ID: CEM4)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to James River Bridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from James River Bridge. 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]   SSE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNE   104 miles [167.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   ENE   35 miles [56.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Sundre Airport (FAA ID: CFN7)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport (FAA ID: CFZ5)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hespero Airport (FAA ID: CFB3)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport (FAA ID: CEA3)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Innisfail Airport (FAA ID: CEM4)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 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
 
Rocky Mountain House Airport   (YRM/CYRM)   [Map]
  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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for James River Bridge. 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 James River Bridge 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' (or 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- James River Bridge) 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 James River Bridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from James River Bridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in James River Bridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.9333, Longitude: -114.6333     [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 James River Bridge), 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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