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Ross Glen, Alberta

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The location of Ross Glen

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Ross Glen.

This page contains five sections:

Around Ross Glen ...

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

The next largest community is Redcliff. It lies just northwest of Ross Glen and 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 starting from Ross Glen and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Burdett   [Map]   ---   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Dunmore   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Elkwater   [Map]   ---   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hilda   [Map]   ---   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Ralston   [Map]   ---   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Schuler   [Map]   ---   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Seven Persons   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Suffield   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Walsh   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Golden Prairie (SK)   [Map]   35   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Richmound (SK)   [Map]   159   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Etzikom   [Map]     SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Irvine   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Orion   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hatton (SK)   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ross Glen ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Ross Glen ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Medicine Hat Airport (FAA ID: CFZ3)   [Map]   WSW   4 miles [6.4 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 Ross Glen.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ross Glen. 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]   WNW   167 miles [268.8 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   NE   226 miles [363.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNW   260 miles [418.4 km]
Regina Intl.  (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]   E   264 miles [424.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   WSW   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Medicine Hat Airport (FAA ID: CFZ3)   [Map]   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bow Island Airport (FAA ID: CEF3)   [Map]   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Maple Creek Airport (FAA ID: CJQ4)   [Map]   E   51 miles [82.1 km]
Foremost Airport (FAA ID: CFD4)   [Map]   SW   53 miles [85.3 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker 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
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
  Website for Regina International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       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 Ross Glen 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ross Glen) 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 Ross Glen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ross Glen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ross Glen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.0112, Longitude: -110.6291     [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 Ross Glen), 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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