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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Whiskey Gap.

This page contains five sections:

Around Whiskey Gap ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lethbridge. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the north of Whiskey Gap. Lethbridge has a population of 83,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Raymond. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the northeast of Whiskey Gap and has a population of 3,700 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Cardston   [Map]   3,452   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Coutts   [Map]   305   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   280   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hill Spring   [Map]   192   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Milk River   [Map]   816   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Stirling   [Map]   921   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sunset Acres   [Map]   ---   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Twin Butte   [Map]   ---   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Warner   [Map]   307   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Waterton Park   [Map]   ---   W   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Aetna   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beazer   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Carway   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Del Bonita   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kimball   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Leavitt   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
New Dayton   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Spring Coulee   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Springridge   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Stand Off   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Welling   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Woolford   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Whiskey Gap ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Whiskey Gap ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl. (FAA ID: CEQ4)   [Map]   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cardston Airport (FAA ID: CEA6)   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 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 Whiskey Gap.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Whiskey Gap. 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]   NNW   150 miles [241.4 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   WNW   291 miles [468.3 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   296 miles [476.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   NNE   42 miles [67.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl. (FAA ID: CEQ4)   [Map]   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cardston Airport (FAA ID: CEA6)   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 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
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
  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
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Whiskey Gap. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Whiskey Gap 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- Whiskey Gap) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whiskey Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.0333, Longitude: -113.0333     [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 Whiskey Gap), 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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