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Langdon, Alberta

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The location of Langdon

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Langdon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the west of Langdon. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the northwest of Langdon 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 from Langdon and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Acme   [Map]   656   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Beiseker   [Map]   804   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   N   23 miles [37 km]
Linden   [Map]   660   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Okotoks   [Map]   17,150   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Abbeydale   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Albert Park   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Carseland   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cheadle   [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Conrich   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coral Springs   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dalemead   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dalroy   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Delacour   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
High Point Estates   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
Indus   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Inverlake   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Janet   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lyalta   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shepard   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Langdon ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Langdon ...

Looking for more information about Langdon? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Langdon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Langdon.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Langdon Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Langdon

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Langdon ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   NNE   29 miles [46.7 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 Langdon.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Langdon. 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   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   161 miles [259.1 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   WSW   260 miles [418.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   N   83 miles [133.6 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   SSE   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beiseker Airport   [Map]   CFV2   NNE   29 miles [46.7 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 Langdon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Langdon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.9780, Longitude: -113.6721     [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 Langdon), 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 Langdon.


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