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Introduction ...

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

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Around Lisburn ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Spruce Grove. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Lisburn. Spruce Grove has a population of 26,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Stony Plain. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southeast of Lisburn and has a population of 15,100 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 Lisburn and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Warburg   [Map]   621   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Whitecourt   [Map]   8,971   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Cherhill   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fallis   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gainford   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Green Court   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Gunn   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rangeton   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rochfort Bridge   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Roselea   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
South View   [Map]   115   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   SE   18 miles [29 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Lisburn ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   WNW   41 miles [66 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   ESE   44 miles [70.8 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 Lisburn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lisburn. 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   SE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   192 miles [309 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   WNW   41 miles [66 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   ESE   44 miles [70.8 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
 
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        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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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lisburn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8474, Longitude: -114.8922     [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 Lisburn), 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 Lisburn.



 
 
 

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