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Introduction ...

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

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Around Pickardville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southeast of Pickardville. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the south of Pickardville 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 Pickardville and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alcomdale   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Busby   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dapp   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Freedom   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Linaria   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lunnford   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Manola   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mearns   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Nakamun Park   [Map]   88   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nestow   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pibroch   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rossington   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sunrise Beach   [Map]   170   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Pickardville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   SE   40 miles [64.4 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 Pickardville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pickardville. 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   SSE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   203 miles [326.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   SE   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pickardville. 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 Pickardville 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 Pickardville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pickardville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pickardville. 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 Pickardville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pickardville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.0623, Longitude: -113.8970     [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 Pickardville), 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 Pickardville.



 
 
 

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