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Introduction ...

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

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Around Spedden ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bonnyville. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of Spedden. Bonnyville has a population of 6,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vegreville. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the south of Spedden and has a population of 5,700 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Andrew   [Map]   465   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lac la Biche   [Map]   2,758   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vilna   [Map]   274   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bellis   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Boyne Lake   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Foisy   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Goodfish Lake   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lafond   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Mallaig   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
McRae   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Saddle Lake   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saint Brides   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Saint Lina   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Saint Vincent   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Stry   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Spedden ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   ENE   41 miles [66 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   ESE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   SSW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   NNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NW   53 miles [85.3 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 Spedden.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spedden. 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   94 miles [151.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   229 miles [368.5 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   248 miles [399.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ENE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   S   71 miles [114.3 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   SE   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   ENE   41 miles [66 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   ESE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   SSW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   NNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NW   53 miles [85.3 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
 
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [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
 
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Spedden 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' distance beginning in Spedden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spedden) 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 Spedden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spedden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spedden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1388, Longitude: -111.7285     [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 Spedden), 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 Spedden.



 
 
 

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