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Introduction ...

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

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Around Fork Lake ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bonnyville. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the east of Fork Lake. Bonnyville has a population of 6,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Paul. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the south of Fork Lake and has a population of 5,400 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 Fork Lake and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Andrew   [Map]   465   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Ardmore   [Map]   ---   E   46 miles [74 km]
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fort Kent   [Map]   ---   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lac la Biche   [Map]   2,758   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vilna   [Map]   274   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Boyne Lake   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Franchere   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Goodfish Lake   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Goodridge   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hylo   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Iron River   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kikino   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mallaig   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
McRae   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rich Lake   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Saint Lina   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saint Vincent   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Spedden   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Therien   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Venice   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Fork Lake ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   SE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   S   53 miles [85.3 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   E   54 miles [86.9 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 Fork Lake.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fork 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   SW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   252 miles [405.6 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   SE   257 miles [413.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   E   54 miles [86.9 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   S   95 miles [152.9 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   SE   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   SE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   S   53 miles [85.3 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
 
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fork Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.4689, Longitude: -111.6178     [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 Fork 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 Fork Lake.



 
 
 

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