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Atikameg, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Atikameg ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is High Prairie. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of Atikameg. High Prairie has a population of 2,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is McLennan. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of Atikameg and has a population of 820 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Cadotte Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Canyon Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Drift Pile River 150   [Map]   720   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Faust   [Map]   ---   S   41 miles [66 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Joussard   [Map]   ---   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Kinuso   [Map]   219   S   41 miles [66 km]
Red Earth Creek   [Map]   ---   N   46 miles [74 km]
Swan River 150E   [Map]   305   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Widewater   [Map]   ---   SE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Driftpile   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gift Lake   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Grouard   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atikameg. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Airports Near Atikameg ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Earth Creek Airport   [Map]   CEH5   NNE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   SE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   WSW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Trout Lake Airport   [Map]   CFB4   NE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   WNW   72 miles [115.9 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 Atikameg.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Atikameg. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   WNW   72 miles [115.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Earth Creek Airport   [Map]   CEH5   NNE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   SE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   WSW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Trout Lake Airport   [Map]   CFB4   NE   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.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Slave Lake Airport   (YZH/CYZH)   [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 Atikameg 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 beginning in Atikameg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atikameg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atikameg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atikameg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atikameg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.9167, Longitude: -115.6500     [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 Atikameg), 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 Atikameg.



 
 
 

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