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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Saint Michael.

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Around Saint Michael ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southwest of Saint Michael. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southwest of Saint Michael and has a population of 57,700 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 drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   W   18 miles [29 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Andrew   [Map]   465   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chipman   [Map]   238   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Edwand   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Egremont   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hilliard   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Josephburg   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Luzan   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Radway   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Star   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Warspite   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Whitford   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wostok   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Saint Michael ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   ESE   38 miles [61.2 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 Saint Michael.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Saint Michael. 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   SW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   198 miles [318.7 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   274 miles [441 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ENE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   ESE   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   WSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   ESE   38 miles [61.2 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
 
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
 
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [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
 
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Michael. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8688, Longitude: -112.6777     [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 Saint Michael), 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 Saint Michael.



 
 
 

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