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Introduction ...

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

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Around Keoma ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southwest of Keoma. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the west of Keoma and has a population of 42,600 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 Keoma and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Drumheller   [Map]   7,932   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Okotoks   [Map]   17,150   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Three Hills   [Map]   3,160   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   SW   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeydale   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Balzac   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beiseker   [Map]   804   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bircham   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Cheadle   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Conrich   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coral Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dalroy   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Delacour   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
High Point Estates   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Janet   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kathyrn   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lyalta   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Martindale   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nightingale   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Keoma ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Acme   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the North of Keoma   [Map]
Balzac   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Coral Springs   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Forest Lawn   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gayford   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Janet   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Nightingale   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Rockyford   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Sunnyside   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Keoma.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Keoma. 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 to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Keoma ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Acme Airport   [Map]   CEG2   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   E   23 miles [37 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport   [Map]   CGB2   NW   30 miles [48.3 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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Keoma.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   144 miles [231.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   N   67 miles [107.8 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   SSE   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Acme Airport   [Map]   CEG2   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   E   23 miles [37 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport   [Map]   CGB2   NW   30 miles [48.3 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
        Website for Springbank Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Keoma. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keoma. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.2167, Longitude: -113.6500     [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>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Keoma), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Keoma.