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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Bonar ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Drumheller. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the west of Bonar. Drumheller has a population of 8,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hanna. It lies just west of Bonar and has a population of 2,700 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Valley   [Map]   351   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Byemoor   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Cereal   [Map]   126   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Coronation   [Map]   1,015   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Delia   [Map]   207   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
East Coulee   [Map]   ---   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Endiang   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Morrin   [Map]   253   W   41 miles [66 km]
Munson   [Map]   217   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rosedale   [Map]   ---   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Veteran   [Map]   293   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Youngstown   [Map]   170   E   26 miles [41.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Batter Junction   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles
Chinook   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Craigmyle   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dorothy   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dowling   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Finnegan   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fleet   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hemaruka   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Michichi   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pollockville   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sheerness   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Spondin   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stanmore   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sunnynook   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Watts   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Bonar ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hanna Airport   [Map]   CEL4   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Drumheller Muni.   [Map]   CEG4   WSW   41 miles [66 km]
Ostergard's Airport   [Map]   CDO2   WSW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Consort Airport   [Map]   CFG3   ENE   52 miles [83.7 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 Bonar.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bonar. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   WSW   102 miles [164.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   137 miles [220.5 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   E   220 miles [354.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   WNW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   N   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hanna Airport   [Map]   CEL4   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Drumheller Muni.   [Map]   CEG4   WSW   41 miles [66 km]
Ostergard's Airport   [Map]   CDO2   WSW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Consort Airport   [Map]   CFG3   ENE   52 miles [83.7 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.

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
 
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
 
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonar. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.6354, Longitude: -111.8030     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bonar 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 Bonar), 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 Bonar.



 
 
 

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