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Introduction ...

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

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Around Peoria ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Grande Prairie. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southwest of Peoria. Grande Prairie has a population of 54,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairview. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the north of Peoria and has a population of 3,200 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
Berwyn   [Map]   516   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Buffalo Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clairmont   [Map]   ---   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   E   46 miles [74 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Grimshaw   [Map]   2,537   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hines Creek   [Map]   430   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
La Glace   [Map]   ---   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Poplar Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Rycroft   [Map]   638   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sexsmith   [Map]   1,959   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Spirit River   [Map]   1,148   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wembley   [Map]   1,443   SW   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bezanson   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bezanson   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bluesky   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Crooked Creek   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Debolt   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Dunvegan   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Tangent   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Teepee Creek   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wanham   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Watino   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Webster   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Whitemud Creek   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Woking   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Peoria ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   E   46 miles [74 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 Peoria.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Peoria. 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   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   W   74 miles [119.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   E   46 miles [74 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
 
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        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
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Peoria. 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 Peoria 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 Peoria. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Peoria) 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 Peoria. 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 Peoria

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peoria. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.6167, Longitude: -118.2833     [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 Peoria), 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 Peoria.



 
 
 

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