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Tweedie, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Tweedie ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lac la Biche. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the southwest of Tweedie. Lac la Biche has a population of 2,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kikino Metis Settlement. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southwest of Tweedie and has a population of 960 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Tweedie and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   ---   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bondiss   [Map]   131   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Donatville   [Map]   ---   W   41 miles [66 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Grassland   [Map]   ---   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mallaig   [Map]   ---   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mewatha Beach   [Map]   167   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Boyne Lake   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Breynat   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Caslan   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Goodfish Lake   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Goodridge   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hylo   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Imperial Mills   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kikino   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
McRae   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rich Lake   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Venice   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wandering River   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Tweedie ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   WSW   46 miles [74 km]
Christina Basin Airport   [Map]   CFF2   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   W   57 miles [91.7 km]
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   SE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Conklin Airport   [Map]   CER5   NNE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ESE   66 miles [106.2 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 Tweedie.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tweedie. 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   130 miles [209.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   276 miles [444.2 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   SE   280 miles [450.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ESE   66 miles [106.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   WSW   46 miles [74 km]
Christina Basin Airport   [Map]   CFF2   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   W   57 miles [91.7 km]
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   SE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Conklin Airport   [Map]   CER5   NNE   58 miles [93.3 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
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker 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
 
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tweedie. 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 Tweedie 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 begins in Tweedie. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tweedie) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tweedie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.8858, Longitude: -111.7911     [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 Tweedie), 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 Tweedie.



 
 
 

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