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Three Hills, Alberta

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The location of Three Hills

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Three Hills.

This page contains six sections:

Around Three Hills ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Red Deer. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Three Hills. Red Deer has a population of 90,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Airdrie. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southwest of Three Hills and has a population of 42,600 people.

For comparison, Three Hills has a population of 3,200 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 starting from Three Hills and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Alix   [Map]   851   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Beiseker   [Map]   804   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Drumheller   [Map]   7,932   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Penhold   [Map]   1,971   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Springbrook   [Map]   ---   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Stettler   [Map]   5,445   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Trochu   [Map]   1,005   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Acme   [Map]   656   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bircham   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Carbon   [Map]   570   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elnora   [Map]   275   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hesketh   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Huxley   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Linden   [Map]   660   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Morrin   [Map]   253   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Munson   [Map]   217   E   23 miles [37 km]
Rowley   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rumsey   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sunnyslope   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Swalwell   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Torrington   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wimborne   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Three Hills ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Three Hills ...

Looking for more information about Three Hills? 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 Three Hills, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Three Hills.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Three Hills. 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
    Three Hills Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Three Hills

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Three Hills ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Three Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEN3)   [Map]   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Acme Airport (FAA ID: CEG2)   [Map]   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beiseker Airport (FAA ID: CFV2)   [Map]   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Drumheller Muni. (FAA ID: CEG4)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rockyford Airport (FAA ID: CFC6)   [Map]   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport (FAA ID: CGB2)   [Map]   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport (FAA ID: CEA3)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Three Hills.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   111 miles [178.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   NNE   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Three Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEN3)   [Map]   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Acme Airport (FAA ID: CEG2)   [Map]   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beiseker Airport (FAA ID: CFV2)   [Map]   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Drumheller Muni. (FAA ID: CEG4)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rockyford Airport (FAA ID: CFC6)   [Map]   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport (FAA ID: CGB2)   [Map]   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport (FAA ID: CEA3)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Three Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.7000, Longitude: -113.2667     [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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Three Hills), 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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