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Flaxcombe, Saskatchewan

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Flaxcombe ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Kindersley. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the east of Flaxcombe. Kindersley has a population of 4,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kerrobert. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northeast of Flaxcombe and has a population of 1,100 people.

For comparison, Flaxcombe has a population of 120 people.

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

Community   2006
Acadia Valley (AB)   [Map]   ---   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Empress (AB)   [Map]   136   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Oyen (AB)   [Map]   1,015   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Alsask   [Map]   129   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Brock   [Map]   115   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Coleville   [Map]   248   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dodsland   [Map]   207   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Eatonia   [Map]   449   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eston   [Map]   971   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Leader   [Map]   881   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Luseland   [Map]   571   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Major   [Map]   67   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Plenty   [Map]   126   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Prelate   [Map]   126   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sceptre   [Map]   99   S   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Altario (AB)   [Map]   ---   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Compeer (AB)   [Map]   ---   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Esther (AB)   [Map]   ---   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
New Brigden (AB)   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sibbald (AB)   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Glidden   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hoosier   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Laporte   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Loverna   [Map]   5   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Madison   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Mantario   [Map]   10   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marengo   [Map]   51   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Netherhill   [Map]   30   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pinkham   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Smiley   [Map]   50   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Flaxcombe ...

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.

Empress (AB)   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the Southwest of Flaxcombe   [Map]
Estuary (Historic)   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Hoosier   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Leader   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Major   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Smiley   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Snipe Lake   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Superb   -   32 miles [51.5 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 Flaxcombe.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Flaxcombe. 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 Saskatchewan

    Saskatchewan Tourism
    Parks for Saskatchewan

    Fishing in Saskatchewan
    Hunting in Saskatchewan

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Flaxcombe ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Kindersley Airport(YKY/CYKY)   [Map]   CYKY   E   18 miles [29 km]
Eatonia (Elvie Smith) Muni.   [Map]   CJG2   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kerrobert Airport   [Map]   CJP2   NNE   37 miles [59.5 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 Flaxcombe.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Flaxcombe. 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ENE   132 miles [212.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   W   192 miles [309 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NW   210 miles [338 km]
Regina Intl. (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]   CYQR   ESE   226 miles [363.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Kindersley Airport(YKY/CYKY)   [Map]   CYKY   E   18 miles [29 km]
Eatonia (Elvie Smith) Muni.   [Map]   CJG2   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kerrobert Airport   [Map]   CJP2   NNE   37 miles [59.5 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.

John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
        Website for Regina International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Medicine Hat Airport   (YXH/CYXH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kindersley Airport   (YKY/CYKY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Empress Airport   (ICAO: CYEA)   [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 Flaxcombe. 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 Flaxcombe 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 from Flaxcombe. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Flaxcombe) 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 Flaxcombe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Flaxcombe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flaxcombe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4667, Longitude: -109.6000     [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 Flaxcombe), 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 Flaxcombe.