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Introduction ...

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

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Around Camrose ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Camrose. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Leduc. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the northwest of Camrose and has a population of 24,300 people.

For comparison, Camrose has a population of 17,200 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 Camrose and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Stettler   [Map]   5,445   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   W   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Armena   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bawlf   [Map]   367   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bittern Lake   [Map]   225   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Duhamel   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Edberg   [Map]   155   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ferintosh   [Map]   153   S   18 miles [29 km]
Ferlow Junction   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Gwynne   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hay Lakes   [Map]   362   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kelsey   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kingman   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
New Norway   [Map]   323   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Sarepta   [Map]   410   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ohaton   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Round Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Camrose ...

Looking for more information about Camrose? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Camrose, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Camrose.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Camrose ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   NNE   Less than 2 miles
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   S   32 miles [51.5 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 Camrose.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Camrose. 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   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   140 miles [225.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SW   72 miles [115.9 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   E   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   NNE   Less than 2 miles
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   S   32 miles [51.5 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
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        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
 
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Camrose: www.camrose.ca/

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 Camrose 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 begins in Camrose. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Camrose) 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 Camrose. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Camrose

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Camrose. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.0181, Longitude: -112.8304     [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 Camrose), 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 Camrose.



 
 
 

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