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Chip Lake, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Chip Lake.

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Around Chip Lake ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Whitecourt. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the north of Chip Lake. Whitecourt has a population of 9,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Edson. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the west of Chip Lake and has a population of 8,500 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 Chip Lake and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   E   46 miles [74 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Wildwood   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Betula Beach   [Map]   15   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Carrot Creek   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cynthia   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Entwistle   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gainford   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Green Court   [Map]   ---   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mackay   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Niton Junction   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Nojack   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Peers   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Pinedale   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rangeton   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Rochfort Bridge   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rocky Rapids   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Round Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Chip Lake ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edson Airport(YET/CYET)   [Map]   CYET   W   41 miles [66 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   ESE   79 miles [127.1 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 Chip Lake.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chip Lake. 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   ESE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSE   183 miles [294.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edson Airport(YET/CYET)   [Map]   CYET   W   41 miles [66 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NE   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.

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
 
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edson Airport   (YET/CYET)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chip Lake. 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 Chip Lake 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 Chip Lake. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chip Lake) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chip Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6167, Longitude: -115.4500     [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 Chip Lake), 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 Chip Lake.



 
 
 

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