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Introduction ...

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

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Around Josephburg ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southwest of Josephburg. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Josephburg 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 from Josephburg and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   S   46 miles [74 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NW   43 miles [69.2 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   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chipman   [Map]   238   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fedorah   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hairsine   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Half Moon Lake   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hewitt Estates   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lamoureux   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lancaster Park   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Namao   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Newton   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
North Cooking Lake   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Star   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Josephburg ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   NW   Less than 2 miles
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SW   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 Josephburg.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Josephburg. 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   34 miles [54.7 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   184 miles [296.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSW   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   NW   Less than 2 miles
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   W   32 miles [51.5 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
 

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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 Josephburg 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 stretches from Josephburg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Josephburg) 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 Josephburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Josephburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Josephburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7153, Longitude: -113.0687     [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 Josephburg), 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 Josephburg.



 
 
 

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