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Introduction ...

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

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Around Stanger ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Saint Albert. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Stanger. Saint Albert has a population of 57,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Spruce Grove. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southeast of Stanger and has a population of 26,200 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
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   E   18 miles [29 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   46 miles [74 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   945   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Warburg   [Map]   621   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Whitecourt   [Map]   8,971   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Betula Beach   [Map]   15   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cherhill   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fallis   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gainford   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rangeton   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rochfort Bridge   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
South View   [Map]   115   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Stanger ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   E   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 Stanger.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stanger. 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   58 miles [93.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   185 miles [297.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   E   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
 
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
 
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [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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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanger. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7591, Longitude: -114.7901     [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 Stanger), 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 Stanger.



 
 
 

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