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Sundre, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Sundre ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Red Deer. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Sundre. Red Deer has a population of 90,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Sundre and has a population of 42,600 people.

For comparison, Sundre has a population of 2,600 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sundre and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Caroline   [Map]   515   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cremona   [Map]   463   S   18 miles [29 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Eckville   [Map]   951   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Norglenwold   [Map]   270   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   E   23 miles [37 km]
Penhold   [Map]   1,971   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rocky Mountain House   [Map]   6,874   N   41 miles [66 km]
Springbrook   [Map]   ---   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Sylvan Lake   [Map]   10,703   NE   41 miles [66 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Benchlands   [Map]   ---   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bottrell   [Map]   ---   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Burnstick Lake   [Map]   43   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Butte   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Condor   [Map]   ---   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dickson   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Henday   [Map]   ---   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
James River Bridge   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Madden   [Map]   ---   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Markerville   [Map]   ---   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Neapolis   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Netook   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Spruce View   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Stauffer   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Water Valley   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sundre ...

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.

Dickson   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast of Sundre   [Map]
Dogpound   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Eagle Hill   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Markerville   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Olds   -   23 miles [37 km] to the East   [Map]
Raven   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Spruce View   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Water Valley   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sundre ...

Looking for more information about Sundre? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Sundre, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Sundre.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Sundre Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Sundre

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Sundre ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Sundre Airport   [Map]   CFN7   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport   [Map]   CFZ5   SSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport   [Map]   CEA3   ESE   23 miles [37 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 Sundre.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sundre. 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   SSE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNE   113 miles [181.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   NE   41 miles [66 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Sundre Airport   [Map]   CFN7   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport   [Map]   CFZ5   SSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport   [Map]   CEA3   ESE   23 miles [37 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
Springbank Airport   (YBW/CYBW)   [Map]
        Website for Springbank Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Banff Airport   (YBA/CYBA)   [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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Sundre 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 that begins in Sundre. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sundre) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sundre. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sundre

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sundre. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.8011, Longitude: -114.6394     [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 Sundre), 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 Sundre.