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The location of Longview









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Longview ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the north of Longview. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Okotoks. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the northeast of Longview and has a population of 24,500 people.

For comparison, Longview has a population of 300 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Black Diamond   [Map]   1,900   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Blackie   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bragg Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Carseland   [Map]   ---   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Cayley   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   N   46 miles [74 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Turner Valley   [Map]   1,908   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Elkford (BC)   [Map]   2,463   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Academy   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Acadia   [Map]   ---   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Aldersyde   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brant   [Map]   ---   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
De Winton   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Deer Ridge   [Map]   ---   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Deer Run   [Map]   ---   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Douglas Glen   [Map]   ---   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Haysboro   [Map]   ---   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Midnapore   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Millarville   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Parkland Beach   [Map]   135   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Parkland   [Map]   ---   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Priddis   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Two Guns   [Map]   ---   N   29 miles [46.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Longview ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Longview ...

Looking for more information about Longview? 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 Longview, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Longview.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Longview Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Longview


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Longview ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   NNE   41 miles [66 km]
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   ESE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   NNE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Sparwood / Elk Valley Airport (ICAO: CYSW)   [Map]   SSW   56 miles [90.1 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 Longview.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Longview. 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]   NNE   41 miles [66 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   193 miles [310.6 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   W   230 miles [370.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   SE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl.  (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   SW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   N   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
High River Airport (FAA ID: CEN4)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Springbank Airport  (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Vulcan Airport (FAA ID: CFX6)   [Map]   ESE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cheadle Airport (FAA ID: CFQ4)   [Map]   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Claresholm Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEJ4)   [Map]   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   NNE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Sparwood / Elk Valley Airport (ICAO: CYSW)   [Map]   SSW   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
 
Sparwood / Elk Valley Airport   (ICAO: CYSW)   [Map]
  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
 
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
 
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
  Website for Springbank Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Longview: village.longview.ab.ca/

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 Longview 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- Longview) 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 Longview. 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 Longview

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.5325, Longitude: -114.2324     [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 Longview), 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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