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Introduction ...

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

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Around Redwater ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southwest of Redwater. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the southwest of Redwater and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Redwater has a population of 1,900 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
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   S   18 miles [29 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Abee   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Carbondale   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Egremont   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Fedorah   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hewitt Estates   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Josephburg   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lamoureux   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Namao   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Opal   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Radway   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saint Michael   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Star   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Redwater ...

Looking for more information about Redwater? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Redwater, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Redwater.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Redwater ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   WSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   SSE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NNE   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 Redwater.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Redwater. 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   SSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   199 miles [320.3 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   292 miles [469.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SE   77 miles [123.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   WSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   SSE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NNE   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
 
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Redwater. 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 Redwater 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 starting in Redwater. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Redwater) 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 Redwater. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Redwater

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Redwater. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9532, Longitude: -113.1107     [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 Redwater), 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 Redwater.



 
 
 

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