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Introduction ...

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

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Around Valleyview ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is High Prairie. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northeast of Valleyview. High Prairie has a population of 2,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fox Creek. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Valleyview and has a population of 2,000 people.

For comparison, Valleyview has a population of 1,800 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 Valleyview and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Bezanson   [Map]   ---   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Debolt   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   N   46 miles [74 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Falher   [Map]   941   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   N   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Calais   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Crooked Creek   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Guy   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
New Fish Creek   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sunset House   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Whitemud Creek   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valleyview ...

Looking for more information about Valleyview? 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 Valleyview, 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 Valleyview.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Valleyview. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Airports Near Valleyview ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   SSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   WNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fox Creek Airport   [Map]   CED4   SSE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   W   63 miles [101.4 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   N   80 miles [128.7 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 Valleyview.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Valleyview. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   W   63 miles [101.4 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   N   80 miles [128.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   SSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   WNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fox Creek Airport   [Map]   CED4   SSE   51 miles [82.1 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
 
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Valleyview: www.valleyview.govoffice.com/

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 Valleyview 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 in Valleyview. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Valleyview) 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 Valleyview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Valleyview

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valleyview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.0667, Longitude: -117.2833     [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 Valleyview), 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 Valleyview.



 
 
 

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