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Introduction ...

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

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Around Krakow ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the west of Krakow. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of Krakow 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   SE   23 miles [37 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Andrew   [Map]   465   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Boian   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Chipman   [Map]   238   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hairy Hill   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hilliard   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Inland   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Kaleland   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Luzan   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Saint Michael   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Star   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Warspite   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Whitford   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wostok   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Krakow ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   WSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SW   35 miles [56.3 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 Krakow.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Krakow. 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   56 miles [90.1 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   193 miles [310.6 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   262 miles [421.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ENE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   ESE   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   WSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SW   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [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
 
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Krakow. 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 Krakow 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 that begins in Krakow. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Krakow) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Krakow. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7500, Longitude: -112.4333     [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 Krakow), 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 Krakow.



 
 
 

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