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The location of Corbin









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Corbin ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cranbrook. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the west of Corbin. Cranbrook has a population of 19,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Crowsnest Pass (AB). It lies just northeast of Corbin and has a population of 5,700 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Beaver Mines (AB)   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Blairmore (AB)   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cowley (AB)   [Map]   219   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Frank (AB)   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hill Spring (AB)   [Map]   192   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hillcrest Mines (AB)   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lundbreck (AB)   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Pincher Creek (AB)   [Map]   3,625   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pincher Station (AB)   [Map]   ---   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Waterton Park (AB)   [Map]   ---   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Elkford   [Map]   2,463   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fernie   [Map]   4,217   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sparwood   [Map]   3,618   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eureka (MT)   [Map]   ---   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Rexford (MT)   [Map]   ---   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Bellevue (AB)   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bever Mines (AB)   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Coleman (AB)   [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crowsnest (AB)   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Maycroft (AB)   [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Baynes Lake   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Elk Prairie   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elko   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Galloway   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hosmer   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jaffray   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kragmont   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Morrissey   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
West Fernie   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wycliffe   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Corbin ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Corbin. 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 British Columbia

    British Columbia Tourism
    Parks for British Columbia

    Fishing in British Columbia
    Hunting in British Columbia


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Corbin ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Sparwood / Elk Valley Airport (ICAO: CYSW)   [Map]   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Elko Airport (FAA ID: CBE2)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pincher Creek Airport (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Eureka Airport (FAA ID: 88M)   [Map]   SSW   41 miles [66 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 Corbin.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Corbin. 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]   NNE   114 miles [183.5 km]
Spokane Intl.  (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]   SW   184 miles [296.1 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   W   212 miles [341.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   266 miles [428.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Canadian Rockies Intl.  (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lethbridge Co. Airport (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]   E   84 miles [135.2 km]
Glacier Park Intl.  (FCA/KGPI)   [Map]   SSE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Kalispell City Airport (FAA ID: S27)   [Map]   S   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Sparwood / Elk Valley Airport (ICAO: CYSW)   [Map]   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Elko Airport (FAA ID: CBE2)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pincher Creek Airport (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Eureka Airport (FAA ID: 88M)   [Map]   SSW   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Spokane Intl.   (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]
  Website for Spokane International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pincher Creek Airport   (WPC/CZPC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna 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
 
Canadian Rockies Intl.   (YXC/CYXC)   [Map]
  Website for Cranbrook / Canadian Rockies International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lethbridge Co. Airport   (YQL/CYQL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Glacier Park Intl.   (FCA/KGPI)   [Map]
  Website for Glacier Park International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sparwood / Elk Valley Airport   (ICAO: CYSW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for British Columbia

About British Columbia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of British Columbia: https://www.gov.bc.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Corbin 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- Corbin) 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 Corbin. 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 Corbin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corbin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5164, Longitude: -114.6750     [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 Corbin), 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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