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Introduction ...

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

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Around Shouldice ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Okotoks. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the west of Shouldice. Okotoks has a population of 24,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Chestermere. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northwest of Shouldice and has a population of 14,400 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Shouldice and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Bassano   [Map]   1,345   E   23 miles [37 km]
Brooks   [Map]   12,579   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Carseland   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Champion   [Map]   364   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Duchess   [Map]   978   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Nanton   [Map]   2,055   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Rockyford   [Map]   349   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rosemary   [Map]   388   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Standard   [Map]   380   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Stavely   [Map]   435   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vulcan   [Map]   1,940   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Anastasia   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Arrowwood   [Map]   221   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brant   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Chancellor   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cluny   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ensign   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gleichen   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Herronton   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hussar   [Map]   187   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Kirkcaldy   [Map]   ---   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Milo   [Map]   100   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mossleigh   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Namaka   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Queenstown   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stobart   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Shouldice ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Chancellor   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the North of Shouldice   [Map]
Cluny   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Crowfoot   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Ensign   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Majorville   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Queenstown   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Standard   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Vulcan   -   24 miles [38.6 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 Shouldice.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bassano Airport   [Map]   CEN2   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Vulcan Airport   [Map]   CFX6   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
High River Airport   [Map]   CEN4   WSW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ostergard's Airport   [Map]   CDO2   NNE   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 Shouldice.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Shouldice. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   WNW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   180 miles [289.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport(YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   CYQL   S   75 miles [120.7 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   NNW   108 miles [173.8 km]
Medicine Hat Airport(YXH/CYXH)   [Map]   CYXH   ESE   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bassano Airport   [Map]   CEN2   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Vulcan Airport   [Map]   CFX6   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cheadle Airport   [Map]   CFQ4   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Strathmore Airport   [Map]   CDJ5   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rockyford Airport   [Map]   CFC6   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
High River Airport   [Map]   CEN4   WSW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ostergard's Airport   [Map]   CDO2   NNE   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.

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
 
Brooks Rgnl.   (ICAO: CYBP)   [Map]
        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
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional 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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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Shouldice 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 starting in Shouldice. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shouldice) 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 Shouldice. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shouldice

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shouldice. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7167, Longitude: -112.9833     [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 Shouldice), 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 Shouldice.