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Redcliff, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Redcliff ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Medicine Hat. It lies just southeast of Redcliff. Medicine Hat has a population of 60,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bow Island. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southwest of Redcliff and has a population of 2,000 people.

For comparison, Redcliff has a population of 5,100 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 Redcliff and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Burdett   [Map]   ---   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dunmore   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elkwater   [Map]   ---   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Foremost   [Map]   524   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hilda   [Map]   ---   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ralston   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rolling Hills   [Map]   ---   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Schuler   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Seven Persons   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Suffield   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tilley   [Map]   381   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Walsh   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Etzikom   [Map]     S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Irvine   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Jenner   [Map]     N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Juno   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ross Glen   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Redcliff ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Redcliff ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Redcliff Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Redcliff

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Redcliff ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   SSE   5 miles [8 km]
Medicine Hat Airport   [Map]   CFZ3   SSE   8 miles [12.9 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 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 Redcliff.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Redcliff. 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   WNW   158 miles [254.3 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   NE   228 miles [366.9 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   252 miles [405.6 km]
Regina Intl. (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]   CYQR   E   271 miles [436.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   SSE   5 miles [8 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   WSW   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Medicine Hat Airport   [Map]   CFZ3   SSE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bow Island Airport   [Map]   CEF3   WSW   28 miles [45.1 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker 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
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
        Website for Regina International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        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 Redcliff. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Redcliff 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 begins in Redcliff. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Redcliff) 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 Redcliff. 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 Redcliff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Redcliff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.0833, Longitude: -110.7833     [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 Redcliff), 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 Redcliff.


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