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Whiskey Gap, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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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 you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
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 nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
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 ...

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.

Chief Mountain   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the West of Whiskey Gap   [Map]
Hill Spring   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hillspring   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Maybutt (Historic)   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mountain View   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Raymond   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Stand Off   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Twin Butte   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism

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>  NFDC<4>
Del Bonita / Whetstone Intl.   [Map]   CEQ4   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cardston Airport   [Map]   CEA6   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 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 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)  NFDC
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   NNW   150 miles [241.4 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   WNW   291 miles [468.3 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   N   296 miles [476.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

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

General Aviation Airports

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 that starts in Whiskey Gap. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whiskey Gap) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whiskey Gap. The point that we are using 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>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 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Whiskey Gap.