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Introduction ...

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

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Around Akenside ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the west of Akenside. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the west of Akenside and has a population of 57,700 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 from Akenside and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   S   18 miles [29 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   S   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Ardrossan   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Avonmore   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Caernarvon   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hairsine   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Half Moon Lake   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Idylwylde   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Josephburg   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Killarney   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lamoureux   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lancaster Park   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Newton   [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rossdale   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rosslyn   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sherwood Park   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Weinlos   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Akenside. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Airports Near Akenside ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   SE   27 miles [43.5 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 Akenside.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Akenside. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   174 miles [280 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSW   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   SE   27 miles [43.5 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.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl 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
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/







Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Akenside 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 that starts in Akenside. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Akenside) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akenside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6008, Longitude: -113.2492     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Akenside have been estimated.

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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 Akenside), 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 Akenside.



 
 
 

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