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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Fort Saskatchewan.

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Around Fort Saskatchewan ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the southwest of Fort Saskatchewan. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the west of Fort Saskatchewan and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Fort Saskatchewan has a population of 15,000 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 Fort Saskatchewan and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   W   18 miles [29 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   N   18 miles [29 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   S   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardrossan   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Caernarvon   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carbondale   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hairsine   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hewitt Estates   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Josephburg   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Killarney   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lamoureux   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Lancaster Park   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lower Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Namao   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Newton   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rosslyn   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sherwood Park   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Saskatchewan ...

Looking for more information about Fort Saskatchewan? 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 Fort Saskatchewan, 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 Fort Saskatchewan.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Fort Saskatchewan ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   SE   31 miles [49.9 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 Fort Saskatchewan.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fort Saskatchewan. 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   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   181 miles [291.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SE   69 miles [111 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSW   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   SE   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Fort Saskatchewan: www.fortsask.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 Fort Saskatchewan 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 starting in Fort Saskatchewan. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fort Saskatchewan) 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 Fort Saskatchewan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Saskatchewan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Saskatchewan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7004, Longitude: -113.2239     [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 Fort Saskatchewan), 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 Fort Saskatchewan.



 
 
 

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