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Kovach, Alberta

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The location of Kovach

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Kovach ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of where Kovach would have been located. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cochrane. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the northeast of Kovach and has a population of 16,800 people.

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

Community   2006
Banff   [Map]   6,700   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bragg Creek   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Canmore   [Map]   12,039   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cochrane Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Exshaw   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Harvie Heights   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Heritage Woods   [Map]   ---   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Kananaskis   [Map]   429   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lac des Arcs   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Longview   [Map]   300   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Invermere (BC)   [Map]   3,002   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Radium Hot Springs (BC)   [Map]   735   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Shuswap (BC)   [Map]   169   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Benchlands   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dead Man's Flats   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ghost Lake   [Map]   78   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Jumping Pound   [Map]   ---   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Millarville   [Map]   ---   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Morley   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Priddis   [Map]   ---   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Redwood Meadows   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Waiparous   [Map]   49   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Water Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Brisco (BC)   [Map]   ---   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Kootenay Crossing (BC)   [Map]   ---   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Spillimacheen (BC)   [Map]   ---   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Windermere (BC)   [Map]   ---   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kovach ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Banff Airport (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   ENE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Invermere Airport (FAA ID: CAA8)   [Map]   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fairmont Hot Springs Airport (YCZ/CYCZ)   [Map]   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   ENE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport (FAA ID: CFZ5)   [Map]   NNE   59 miles [95 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 Kovach.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Kovach. 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]   ENE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNE   177 miles [284.9 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   WSW   195 miles [313.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Canadian Rockies Intl.  (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   SSW   94 miles [151.3 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   NNE   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Banff Airport (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   ENE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Invermere Airport (FAA ID: CAA8)   [Map]   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fairmont Hot Springs Airport (YCZ/CYCZ)   [Map]   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport (FAA ID: CFZ5)   [Map]   NNE   59 miles [95 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
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
  Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies 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
Banff Airport   (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
  Website for Springbank Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fairmont Hot Springs Airport   (YCZ/CYCZ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kovach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.9333, Longitude: -115.1998     [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 Kovach), 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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