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Saskatchewan River Crossing, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Saskatchewan River Crossing.

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Around Saskatchewan River Crossing ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Golden (BC). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the south of Saskatchewan River Crossing. Golden (BC) has a population of 3,800 people.<1>

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Saskatchewan River Crossing and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Cline River   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Lake Louise   [Map]     SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Nordegg   [Map]     NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Beavermouth (BC)   [Map]     SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Blaeberry (BC)   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Donald (BC)   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Field (BC)   [Map]     S   41 miles [66 km]
Stephen (BC)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Saskatchewan River Crossing ...

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.

Beavermouth (BC)   -   42 miles [67.6 km] to the Southwest of Saskatchewan River Crossing   [Map]
Cathedral (BC)   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Donald (BC)   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Field (BC)   -   41 miles [66 km] to the South   [Map]
Golden (BC)   -   47 miles [75.6 km] to the South   [Map]
Lake Louise   -   44 miles [70.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Redgrave (BC)   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Saskatchewan River Crossing.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saskatchewan River Crossing. 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 Saskatchewan River Crossing ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Saskatchewan River Crossing.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Golden Airport(YGE/CYGE)   [Map]   CYGE   SSW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   ESE   131 miles [210.8 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NE   161 miles [259.1 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   SW   180 miles [289.7 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 Saskatchewan River Crossing.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Saskatchewan River Crossing. 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   ESE   131 miles [210.8 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NE   161 miles [259.1 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   SW   180 miles [289.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Golden Airport(YGE/CYGE)   [Map]   CYGE   SSW   47 miles [75.6 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
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Golden Airport   (YGE/CYGE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saskatchewan River Crossing. 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 Saskatchewan River Crossing 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 starting from Saskatchewan River Crossing. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saskatchewan River Crossing) 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 Saskatchewan River Crossing. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saskatchewan River Crossing

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saskatchewan River Crossing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.9750, Longitude: -116.7444     [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 Saskatchewan River Crossing), 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 Saskatchewan River Crossing.