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Field, British Columbia

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Field ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Banff (AB). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of Field. Banff (AB) has a population of 7,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Golden. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the west of Field and has a population of 3,800 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Lake Louise (AB)   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Beavermouth   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Blaeberry   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Brisco   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Donald   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Edelweiss   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Galena   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Harrogate   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Leanchoil   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
McMurdo   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Moberly   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Nicholson   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Parson   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Spillimacheen   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Stephen   [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Field ...

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.

Castle Mountain (AB)   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the East of Field   [Map]
Cathedral   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Eisenhower Junction (AB)   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Golden   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Hector   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Horse Creek   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lake Louise (AB)   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Ottertail   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Parson   -   23 miles [37 km] to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Field ...

Looking for more information about Field? 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 Field, 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 Field.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Field. 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 British Columbia

    British Columbia Tourism
    Parks for British Columbia

    Fishing in British Columbia
    Hunting in British Columbia

TripAdvisor Link for:

    British Columbia Statewide Tourism
    Field Tourism

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Field ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Golden Airport(YGE/CYGE)   [Map]   CYGE   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Banff Airport(YBA/CYBA)   [Map]   CYBA   ESE   43 miles [69.2 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 Field.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Field. 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   E   108 miles [173.8 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   SW   161 miles [259.1 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NE   179 miles [288.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Golden Airport(YGE/CYGE)   [Map]   CYGE   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Banff Airport(YBA/CYBA)   [Map]   CYBA   ESE   43 miles [69.2 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Spokane Intl.   (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]
        Website for Spokane International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Golden Airport   (YGE/CYGE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Banff Airport   (YBA/CYBA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Field 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 starting from Field. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Field) 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 Field. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Field

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Field. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4000, Longitude: -116.4833     [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 Field), 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 Field.