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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Shuswap Falls.

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Around Shuswap Falls ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Kelowna. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southwest of Shuswap Falls. Kelowna has a population of 107,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vernon. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the west of Shuswap Falls and has a population of 35,900 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 are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Armstrong   [Map]   4,258   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Blind Bay   [Map]   ---   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Coldstream   [Map]   9,471   W   18 miles [29 km]
Enderby   [Map]   2,828   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lumby   [Map]   1,634   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Nakusp   [Map]   1,524   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Salmon Arm   [Map]   16,012   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Salmon River 1   [Map]   53   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sicamous   [Map]   2,676   N   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Cherryville   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ellison   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Grindrod   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kingfisher   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lavington   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mabel Lake   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mara   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Nahun   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Okanagan Centre   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Okanagan Landing   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Oyama   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pixie Beach   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ranchero   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Winfield   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Woodsdale   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Shuswap Falls ...

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.

Cedar Grove   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the West of Shuswap Falls   [Map]
Cherryville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Coldstream   -   18 miles [29 km] to the West   [Map]
Deep Creek   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hullcar   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mabel Lake   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Pixie Beach   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Trinity Valley   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Yankee Flats   -   28 miles [45.1 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 Shuswap Falls.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Shuswap Falls. 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


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Shuswap Falls ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vernon Rgnl. (YVE/CYVK)   [Map]   CYVK   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Salmon Arm Airport(YSN/CZAM)   [Map]   CZAM   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Nakusp Airport   [Map]   CAQ5   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Revelstoke Airport(YRV/CYRV)   [Map]   CYRV   NNE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Penticton Rgnl. (YYF/CYYF)   [Map]   CYYF   SSW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Kamloops Airport (YKA/CYKA)   [Map]   CYKA   WNW   77 miles [123.9 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 Shuswap Falls.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Shuswap Falls. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Spokane Intl. (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]   GEG   SSE   193 miles [310.6 km]
Vancouver Intl. (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]   CYVR   WSW   209 miles [336.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   ENE   217 miles [349.2 km]
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]   CYYJ   WSW   236 miles [379.8 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   SW   247 miles [397.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Penticton Rgnl. (YYF/CYYF)   [Map]   CYYF   SSW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Kamloops Airport (YKA/CYKA)   [Map]   CYKA   WNW   77 miles [123.9 km]
West Kootenay Rgnl. (YCG/CYCG)   [Map]   CYCG   SE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vernon Rgnl. (YVE/CYVK)   [Map]   CYVK   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Salmon Arm Airport(YSN/CZAM)   [Map]   CZAM   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Nakusp Airport   [Map]   CAQ5   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Revelstoke Airport(YRV/CYRV)   [Map]   CYRV   NNE   54 miles [86.9 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.

Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International 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
 
Salmon Arm Airport   (YSN/CZAM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Revelstoke Airport   (YRV/CYRV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vancouver Intl.   (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]
        Website for Vancouver International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Victoria Intl.   (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]
        Website for Victoria International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
King County Intl.   (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]
        Website for King County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Penticton Rgnl.   (YYF/CYYF)   [Map]
        Website for Penticton Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kamloops Airport   (YKA/CYKA)   [Map]
        Website for Kamloops Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
West Kootenay Rgnl.   (YCG/CYCG)   [Map]
        Website for West Kootenay Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vernon Rgnl.   (YVE/CYVK)   [Map]
        Website for Vernon Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shuswap Falls. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2939, Longitude: -118.8153     [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 Shuswap Falls), 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 Shuswap Falls.