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Introduction ...

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

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Around Sprucefield ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Saint Albert. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Sprucefield. Saint Albert has a population of 57,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fort Saskatchewan. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southwest of Sprucefield and has a population of 15,000 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 going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   W   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Abee   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bellis   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edwand   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Egremont   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ellscott   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fedorah   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Opal   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Radway   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Saint Michael   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Star   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Warspite   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   S   5 miles [8 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wostok   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Sprucefield ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSW   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 Sprucefield.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sprucefield. 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   68 miles [109.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   217 miles [349.2 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   288 miles [463.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ENE   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SSW   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
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [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
 
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Sprucefield 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Sprucefield. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sprucefield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sprucefield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1817, Longitude: -112.8006     [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 Sprucefield), 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 Sprucefield.



 
 
 

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