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Michichi, Alberta

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The location of Michichi

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Michichi ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Drumheller. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the southwest of Michichi. Drumheller has a population of 8,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Three Hills. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the west of Michichi and has a population of 3,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Acme   [Map]   656   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Beiseker   [Map]   804   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Big Valley   [Map]   351   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Carbon   [Map]   570   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Delia   [Map]   207   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elnora   [Map]   275   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hanna   [Map]   2,847   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Linden   [Map]   660   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Morrin   [Map]   253   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Munson   [Map]   217   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rockyford   [Map]   349   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rosedale   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Standard   [Map]   380   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Trochu   [Map]   1,005   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Batter Junction   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bonar   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Byemoor   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Craigmyle   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dorothy   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dowling   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
East Coulee   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hesketh   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Nacmine   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rosebud   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rosedale Station   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rowley   [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rumsey   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Watts   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wayne   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Michichi ...

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.

Aerial   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest of Michichi   [Map]
Carbon   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Dorothy   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Drumheller   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hartshorn   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Rosebud   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rosedale   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Rosedale Station   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Drumheller Muni.   [Map]   CEG4   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ostergard's Airport   [Map]   CDO2   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hanna Airport   [Map]   CEL4   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Three Hills Airport   [Map]   CEN3   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   SW   33 miles [53.1 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 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 Michichi.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Michichi. 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   WSW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   127 miles [204.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   NW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NNE   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Drumheller Muni.   [Map]   CEG4   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ostergard's Airport   [Map]   CDO2   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hanna Airport   [Map]   CEL4   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Three Hills Airport   [Map]   CEN3   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   SW   33 miles [53.1 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker 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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Michichi. 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 Michichi 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 starts in Michichi. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Michichi) 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 Michichi. 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 Michichi

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Michichi. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.5833, Longitude: -112.5333     [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 Michichi), 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 Michichi.