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Lake Saskatoon, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Lake Saskatoon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Grande Prairie. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the east of Lake Saskatoon. Grande Prairie has a population of 54,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sexsmith. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the northeast of Lake Saskatoon and has a population of 2,400 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 Lake Saskatoon and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaverlodge   [Map]   2,264   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bezanson   [Map]   ---   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Buffalo Lake   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clairmont   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Debolt   [Map]   ---   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hythe   [Map]   821   W   18 miles [29 km]
La Glace   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Poplar Ridge   [Map]   ---   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Riverview Pines Subdivision   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rycroft   [Map]   638   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Spirit River   [Map]   1,148   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Valhalla Centre   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wembley   [Map]   1,443   S   5 miles [8 km]
Woking   [Map]   ---   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bezanson   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Brainard   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Demmitt   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dimsdale   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elmworth   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Goodfare   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grovedale   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Huallen   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lymburn   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Teepee Creek   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Webster   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Kelly Lake (BC)   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tupper (BC)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Lake Saskatoon ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Beaverlodge Airport   [Map]   CEU2   WSW   13 miles [20.9 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 Lake Saskatoon.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lake Saskatoon. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   NW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Fort St. John Airport (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   CYXJ   NW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NE   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Beaverlodge Airport   [Map]   CEU2   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   NNE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   E   42 miles [67.6 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
 
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort St. John Airport   (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Saint John Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Lake Saskatoon 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 beginning in Lake Saskatoon. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lake Saskatoon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Saskatoon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.2333, Longitude: -119.1167     [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 Lake Saskatoon), 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 Lake Saskatoon.



 
 
 

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