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The location of Lomond









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Lomond ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the south of Lomond. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Brooks. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northeast of Lomond and has a population of 13,800 people.

For comparison, Lomond has a population of 180 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 Lomond and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Barnwell   [Map]   613   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bassano   [Map]   1,345   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Carseland   [Map]   ---   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Duchess   [Map]   978   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Picture Butte   [Map]   1,592   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rosemary   [Map]   388   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Taber   [Map]   7,677   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Vauxhall   [Map]   1,069   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   W   28 miles [45.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Anastasia   [Map]   ---   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bow City   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Carmangay   [Map]   336   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Enchant   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Iron Springs   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kirkcaldy   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Milo   [Map]   100   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Queenstown   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Rainier   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Retlaw   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Scandia   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shouldice   [Map]   ---   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Travers   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Turin   [Map]   ---   S   26 miles [41.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lomond ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bassano Airport (FAA ID: CEN2)   [Map]   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Brooks Rgnl. (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]   ENE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   SSE   41 miles [66 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   WSW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   WNW   54 miles [86.9 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 Lomond.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lomond. 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]   NW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   208 miles [334.7 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   ENE   285 miles [458.7 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   W   299 miles [481.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   ESE   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bassano Airport (FAA ID: CEN2)   [Map]   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Brooks Rgnl. (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]   ENE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]   SSE   41 miles [66 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   WSW   50 miles [80.5 km]
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   WNW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   SW   56 miles [90.1 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
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International 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
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Brooks Rgnl.   (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lomond. 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 Lomond 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Lomond) 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 Lomond. 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 Lomond

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lomond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.3500, Longitude: -112.6333     [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 Lomond), 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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