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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Meso West.

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Around Meso West ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the east of Meso West. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the east of Meso West 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 Meso West and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Carvel   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Castle Island   [Map]   22   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clearwater Estates   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Duffield   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fallis   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kapasiwin   [Map]   39   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Keephills   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Point Alison   [Map]   15   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Smithfield   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Meso West ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   NNE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   ESE   50 miles [80.5 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 Meso West.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Meso West. 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   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   171 miles [275.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   S   98 miles [157.7 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   NNE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   ESE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   E   50 miles [80.5 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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        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 Meso West 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Meso West. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Meso West) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Meso West. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Meso West

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meso West. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5923, Longitude: -114.3058     [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 Meso West), 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 Meso West.



 
 
 

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