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Introduction ...

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

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Around Throne ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Hanna. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of Throne. Hanna has a population of 2,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Coronation. It lies just northwest of Throne and has a population of 1,000 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 driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alliance   [Map]   158   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Amisk   [Map]   172   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Botha   [Map]   185   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Consort   [Map]   739   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Czar   [Map]   175   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Delia   [Map]   207   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Galahad   [Map]   134   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hughenden   [Map]   231   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lougheed   [Map]   217   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Veteran   [Map]   293   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Youngstown   [Map]   170   S   37 miles [59.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Batter Junction   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Berkinshaw   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bonar   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Brownfield   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Byemoor   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Chinook   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Dowling   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Endiang   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fleet   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hemaruka   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Metiskow   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Monitor   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Spondin   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stanmore   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Watts   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Throne ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Consort Airport   [Map]   CFG3   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hanna Airport   [Map]   CEL4   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   N   40 miles [64.4 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 Throne.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Throne. 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   NW   125 miles [201.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   WSW   129 miles [207.6 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   E   199 miles [320.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NNW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   NNE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   W   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Consort Airport   [Map]   CFG3   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hanna Airport   [Map]   CEL4   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   N   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [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 Throne 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 starting in Throne. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Throne) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Throne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.0555, Longitude: -111.4082     [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 Throne), 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 Throne.



 
 
 

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