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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

Around Assumption ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rainbow Lake. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the west of Assumption. Rainbow Lake has a population of 970 people.<1>

The next largest community is Upper Hay River 212. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northeast of Assumption and has a population of 290 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   DirectionDistance
Zama City   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Habay   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]

Airports Near Assumption ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rainbow Lake Airport(YOP/CYOP)   [Map]   CYOP   WSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Zama Airport   [Map]   CEX5   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
High Level Airport(YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   CYOJ   E   51 miles [82.1 km]
Mobil Bistcho Airport   [Map]   CFV3   NNW   58 miles [93.3 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 Assumption.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Assumption. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rainbow Lake Airport(YOP/CYOP)   [Map]   CYOP   WSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
High Level Airport(YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   CYOJ   E   51 miles [82.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Zama Airport   [Map]   CEX5   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mobil Bistcho Airport   [Map]   CFV3   NNW   58 miles [93.3 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.

Rainbow Lake Airport   (YOP/CYOP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
High Level Airport   (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Assumption. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.6667, Longitude: -118.6000     [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 Assumption), 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 Assumption.



 
 
 

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