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Introduction ...

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

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Around Carnwood ...

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

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of Carnwood and has a population of 57,700 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 starting from Carnwood and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   945   E   18 miles [29 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alsike   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Berrymoor   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Breton   [Map]   550   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Burtonsville   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Duffield   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Fern Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kapasiwin   [Map]   39   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Keephills   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lindale   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rocky Rapids   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Saint Francis   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sunnybrook   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Telfordville   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tomahawk   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Warburg   [Map]   621   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Carnwood ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   W   18 miles [29 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rimbey Airport   [Map]   CFC7   SSE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   ENE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   ESE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NNW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   SE   56 miles [90.1 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 Carnwood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Carnwood. 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   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   150 miles [241.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   E   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   W   18 miles [29 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rimbey Airport   [Map]   CFC7   SSE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   ENE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   ESE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NNW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   SE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   N   57 miles [91.7 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.

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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carnwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.2696, Longitude: -114.5008     [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 Carnwood), 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 Carnwood.



 
 
 

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