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Scandia, Alberta

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The location of Scandia

Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Scandia.

This page contains five sections:

Around Scandia ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Brooks. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the north of Scandia. Brooks has a population of 13,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Taber. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the south of Scandia and has a population of 8,200 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Scandia.<2>

Bow City     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the northwest of Scandia.

Brooks     [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the north of Scandia.

Duchess     [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the north of Scandia.

Enchant     [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the southwest of Scandia.

Grantham     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the south of Scandia.

Hays     [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the south of Scandia.

Lomond     [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the west of Scandia.

Millicent     [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the north of Scandia.

Rainier     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the north of Scandia.

Retlaw     [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the southwest of Scandia.

Rolling Hills     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the east of Scandia.

Tilley     [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the northeast of Scandia.

Travers     [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the west of Scandia.

Turin     [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the southwest of Scandia.

Vauxhall     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the south of Scandia.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Scandia ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Also of Interest:

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Scandia ...

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.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Scandia.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Scandia. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

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

Large Airports

Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC) <4>   [Map]
103 miles [165.8 km] miles to the Northwest of Scandia.

Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
219 miles [352.4 km] miles to the North Northwest of Scandia.

John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
265 miles [426.5 km] miles to the East Northeast of Scandia.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
55 miles [88.5 km] miles to the Southwest of Scandia.

Medicine Hat Airport (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
61 miles [98.2 km] miles to the East Southeast of Scandia.

General Aviation Airports

Vauxhall Airport (FAA ID: CEN6)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the South of Scandia.

Brooks Rgnl. (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the North Northeast of Scandia.

Taber Airport (FAA ID: CED5)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the South Southwest of Scandia.

Bassano Airport (FAA ID: CEN2)   [Map]
40 miles [64.4 km] miles to the North Northwest of Scandia.

Bow Island Airport (FAA ID: CEF3)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the Southeast of Scandia.

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.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Calgary International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Edmonton Internationl Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

John G. Diefenbaker Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Lethbridge Co. Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Medicine Hat Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Brooks Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scandia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2793, Longitude: -112.0468     [Map].

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Scandia), 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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<4>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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