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Paddle Prairie, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Paddle Prairie.

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Around Paddle Prairie ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is High Level. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the north of Paddle Prairie. High Level has a population of 3,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is La Crete. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northeast of Paddle Prairie 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 starting from Paddle Prairie and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Bushe River 207   [Map]   400   N   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Carcajou   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Keg River   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

Airports Near Paddle Prairie ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crete Airport   [Map]   CFN5   ENE   44 miles [70.8 km]
High Level Airport(YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   CYOJ   NNE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Rainbow Lake Airport(YOP/CYOP)   [Map]   CYOP   WNW   79 miles [127.1 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 Paddle Prairie.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Paddle Prairie. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
High Level Airport(YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   CYOJ   NNE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Rainbow Lake Airport(YOP/CYOP)   [Map]   CYOP   WNW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   S   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crete Airport   [Map]   CFN5   ENE   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.

High Level Airport   (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rainbow Lake Airport   (YOP/CYOP)   [Map]
        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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Paddle Prairie. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paddle Prairie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.9483, Longitude: -117.4765     [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 Paddle Prairie), 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 Paddle Prairie.



 
 
 

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