RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >>
 
   
 

Half Moon Lake, Alberta

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AB
Communities

 The location of Half Moon Lake 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for
Half Moon Lake
and the surrounding area.
 
 

Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Half Moon Lake (aka 'Half Moon Estates') ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the west of Half Moon Lake. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the northwest of Half Moon Lake 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 Half Moon Lake and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   E   18 miles [29 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   S   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardrossan   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Avonmore   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cooking Lake   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hairsine   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Idylwylde   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kameyosek   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lindbrook   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Looma   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
New Sarepta   [Map]   410   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Newton   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
North Cooking Lake   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Sherwood Park   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
South Cooking Lake   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Steinhauer   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Weinlos   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Half Moon Lake ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   N   18 miles [29 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   WNW   34 miles [54.7 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 Half Moon Lake.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Half Moon 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   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   166 miles [267.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSW   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   N   18 miles [29 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   SSW   36 miles [57.9 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
 
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
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Half Moon 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 Half Moon Lake were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Half Moon Lake. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Half Moon Lake) 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 Half Moon Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Half Moon Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Half Moon Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4581, Longitude: -113.0923     [Map].

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Half Moon 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.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Half Moon Lake.



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Other   AB
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 15 Nov 2016
By John Hall