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Introduction ...

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

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Around Gwynne ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the north of Gwynne. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the north of Gwynne and has a population of 57,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Gwynne and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Stettler   [Map]   5,445   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Armena   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bittern Lake   [Map]   225   E   5 miles [8 km]
Duhamel   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edberg   [Map]   155   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ferintosh   [Map]   153   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Ferlow Junction   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hay Lakes   [Map]   362   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hobbema   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kavanagh   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Looma   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
New Norway   [Map]   323   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Sarepta   [Map]   410   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ohaton   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Pipestone   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rolly View   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Gwynne ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   NE   33 miles [53.1 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 Gwynne.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gwynne. 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   27 miles [43.5 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   134 miles [215.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   E   55 miles [88.5 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSW   62 miles [99.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   NE   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [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
 

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gwynne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.9889, Longitude: -113.1984     [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 Gwynne), 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 Gwynne.



 
 
 

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