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Springbrook, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Springbrook ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Red Deer. It lies just north of Springbrook. Red Deer has a population of 90,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sylvan Lake. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the northwest of Springbrook and has a population of 12,800 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 Springbrook and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Eckville   [Map]   951   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Penhold   [Map]   1,971   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rocky Mountain House   [Map]   6,874   W   46 miles [74 km]
Stettler   [Map]   5,445   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Sundre   [Map]   2,540   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Three Hills   [Map]   3,160   SE   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Benalto   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Birchcliff   [Map]   125   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Central Park   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Half Moon Bay   [Map]   32   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Henday   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jarvis Bay   [Map]   183   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Joffre   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kasha   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Kountry Meadows   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Markerville   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Norglenwold   [Map]   270   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pine Lake   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Spruce Lane Acres   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Spruce View   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Woodland Hills   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Springbrook ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   WNW   Less than 2 miles
Innisfail Airport   [Map]   CEM4   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Olds - Netook Airport   [Map]   CFK6   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hespero Airport   [Map]   CFB3   WNW   26 miles [41.8 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 Springbrook.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Springbrook. 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   S   73 miles [117.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   79 miles [127.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   WNW   Less than 2 miles
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NE   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Innisfail Airport   [Map]   CEM4   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Olds - Netook Airport   [Map]   CFK6   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hespero Airport   [Map]   CFB3   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport   [Map]   CEA3   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   NNE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Rimbey Airport   [Map]   CFC7   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport   [Map]   CGB2   S   41 miles [66 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
Rocky Mountain House Airport   (YRM/CYRM)   [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
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Springbrook. 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 Springbrook 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' distance that begins in Springbrook. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Springbrook) 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 Springbrook. 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 Springbrook

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Springbrook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.1773, Longitude: -113.8733     [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 Springbrook), 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 Springbrook.