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Kirkcaldy, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Kirkcaldy ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Kirkcaldy. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Okotoks. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northwest of Kirkcaldy 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 starting from Kirkcaldy and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Bassano   [Map]   1,345   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Carseland   [Map]   ---   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   W   23 miles [37 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Anastasia   [Map]   ---   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Arrowwood   [Map]   221   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Barons   [Map]   276   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Blackie   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Brant   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Carmangay   [Map]   336   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ensign   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Herronton   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lomond   [Map]   175   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Milo   [Map]   100   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mossleigh   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Parkland Beach   [Map]   135   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Parkland   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Queenstown   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kirkcaldy ...

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.

Blackie   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest of Kirkcaldy   [Map]
Champion   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Ensign   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
High River   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Majorville   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Queenstown   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Vulcan   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Woodhouse   -   29 miles [46.7 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 Kirkcaldy.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Vulcan Airport   [Map]   CFX6   NNW   5 miles [8 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
High River Airport   [Map]   CEN4   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bassano Airport   [Map]   CEN2   NE   46 miles [74 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 Kirkcaldy.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Kirkcaldy. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   NNW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   206 miles [331.5 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   W   273 miles [439.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   SSE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   E   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Vulcan Airport   [Map]   CFX6   NNW   5 miles [8 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEJ4   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
High River Airport   [Map]   CEN4   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fort Macleod Airport   [Map]   CEY3   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bassano Airport   [Map]   CEN2   NE   46 miles [74 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
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [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 Kirkcaldy. 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 Kirkcaldy 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 Kirkcaldy. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kirkcaldy) 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 Kirkcaldy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kirkcaldy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kirkcaldy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.3333, Longitude: -113.2333     [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 Kirkcaldy), 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 Kirkcaldy.