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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Spring Lake.

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Around Spring Lake ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the east of Spring Lake. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the east of Spring Lake and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Spring Lake has a population of 500 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 driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Carvel   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Clearwater Estates   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Duffield   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Erin Estates   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Garden Grove Estates   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grandmuir Estates   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Green Acre Estates   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Keephills   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Panorama Heights   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Peterburn Estates   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rolling Heights   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Smithfield   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Westlake Estates   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spring Lake ...

Looking for more information about Spring Lake? 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 Spring Lake, 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 Spring Lake.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Spring Lake ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   WSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NNW   41 miles [66 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   NNE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   ENE   45 miles [72.4 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 Spring Lake.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spring Lake. 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   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   166 miles [267.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   S   93 miles [149.7 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   WSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NNW   41 miles [66 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   NNE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   ENE   45 miles [72.4 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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        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 Spring Lake. 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 Spring Lake 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 starting from Spring Lake. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spring Lake) 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 Spring Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spring Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5252, Longitude: -114.1506     [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 Spring Lake), 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 Spring Lake.



 
 
 

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