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Mountain View, Alberta

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The location of Mountain View

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Mountain View.

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Around Mountain View ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Raymond. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Mountain View. Raymond has a population of 3,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pincher Creek. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the northwest of Mountain View and has a population of 3,700 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 starting from Mountain View and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Beaver Mines   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Blairmore   [Map]   ---   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cowley   [Map]   219   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]   3,072   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   280   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hill Spring   [Map]   192   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hillcrest Mines   [Map]   ---   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Lundbreck   [Map]   ---   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Monarch   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pincher Station   [Map]   ---   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Waterton Park   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Aetna   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Beazer   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Bellevue   [Map]     NW   46 miles [74 km]
Bever Mines   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Brocket   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Carway   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Del Bonita   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Kimball   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Leavitt   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Spring Coulee   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Springridge   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Stand Off   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Twin Butte   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Woolford   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mountain View ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain View ...

Looking for more information about Mountain View? 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 Mountain View, 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 Mountain View.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Mountain View. 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
    Mountain View Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Mountain View

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Mountain View ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Cardston Airport (FAA ID: CEA6)   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pincher Creek Airport (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl. (FAA ID: CEQ4)   [Map]   ESE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   NE   49 miles [78.9 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 Mountain View.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mountain View. 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]   N   137 miles [220.5 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   WNW   265 miles [426.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   288 miles [463.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Canadian Rockies Intl.  (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   WNW   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cardston Airport (FAA ID: CEA6)   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pincher Creek Airport (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl. (FAA ID: CEQ4)   [Map]   ESE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fort Macleod Airport (FAA ID: CEY3)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 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
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna 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
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
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [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 Mountain View 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mountain View) 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 Mountain View. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mountain View

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain View. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.1342, Longitude: -113.5975     [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 Mountain View), 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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