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New Brigden, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to New Brigden.

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Around New Brigden ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Provost. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the north of New Brigden. Provost has a population of 2,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Macklin (SK). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the north of New Brigden and has a population of 1,400 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
Acadia Valley   [Map]   ---   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cadogan   [Map]   ---   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cereal   [Map]   126   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Consort   [Map]   739   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hayter   [Map]   ---   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Oyen   [Map]   1,015   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Veteran   [Map]   293   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Youngstown   [Map]   170   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Alsask (SK)   [Map]   129   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Coleville (SK)   [Map]   248   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Denzil (SK)   [Map]   142   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Flaxcombe (SK)   [Map]   111   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Luseland (SK)   [Map]   571   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Major (SK)   [Map]   67   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Smiley (SK)   [Map]   50   E   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Altario   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Benton Station   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bodo   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chinook   [Map]   ---   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Compeer   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Esther   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hemaruka   [Map]   ---   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Kirriemuir   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Monitor   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sedalia   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sibbald   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cactus Lake (SK)   [Map]   ---   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hoosier (SK)   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Loverna (SK)   [Map]   5   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Marengo (SK)   [Map]   51   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near New Brigden ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Oyen Muni.   [Map]   CED3   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Consort Airport   [Map]   CFG3   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Provost Airport   [Map]   CEH6   N   43 miles [69.2 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 New Brigden.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from New Brigden. 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ENE   158 miles [254.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   WSW   163 miles [262.3 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NW   174 miles [280 km]
Regina Intl. (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]   CYQR   ESE   262 miles [421.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   N   111 miles [178.6 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NNW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   S   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Oyen Muni.   [Map]   CED3   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Consort Airport   [Map]   CFG3   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Provost Airport   [Map]   CEH6   N   43 miles [69.2 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.

John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kindersley Airport   (YKY/CYKY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Empress Airport   (ICAO: CYEA)   [Map]
        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
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
        Website for Regina International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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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 New Brigden 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 that begins in New Brigden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Brigden) 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 New Brigden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Brigden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Brigden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.7107, Longitude: -110.3558     [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 New Brigden), 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 New Brigden.