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Introduction ...

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

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Around Bruce ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Camrose. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southwest of Bruce. Camrose has a population of 17,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fort Saskatchewan. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northwest of Bruce and has a population of 15,000 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 Bruce and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   W   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Armena   [Map]   ---   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bawlf   [Map]   367   S   23 miles [37 km]
Hilliard   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Holden   [Map]   398   E   Less than 2 miles
Inland   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kelsey   [Map]   ---   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kingman   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lavoy   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Lindbrook   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ohaton   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Poe   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ranfurly   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Round Hill   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ryley   [Map]   458   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Strome   [Map]   252   S   30 miles [48.3 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Bruce ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   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 Bruce.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bruce. 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   W   54 miles [86.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   164 miles [263.9 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   244 miles [392.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   E   90 miles [144.8 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   NE   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   NNE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   WNW   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.

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
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bruce. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.2361, Longitude: -112.2702     [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 Bruce), 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 Bruce.



 
 
 

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