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Introduction ...

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

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Around Vegreville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Camrose. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of Vegreville. Camrose has a population of 17,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fort Saskatchewan. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of Vegreville and has a population of 15,000 people.

For comparison, Vegreville has a population of 5,700 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 driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Andrew   [Map]   465   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Sarepta   [Map]   410   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Ryley   [Map]   458   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vermilion   [Map]   4,036   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   S   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Boian   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Brosseau   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bruce   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hairy Hill   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hilliard   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Holden   [Map]   398   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Inland   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Innisfree   [Map]   233   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Kaleland   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Lavoy   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Luzan   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Musidora   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Poe   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ranfurly   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   N   23 miles [37 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vegreville ...

Looking for more information about Vegreville? 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 Vegreville, 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 Vegreville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Vegreville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   NE   Less than 2 miles
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSE   28 miles [45.1 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 Vegreville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Vegreville. 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   W   64 miles [103 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   184 miles [296.1 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   241 miles [387.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   E   82 miles [132 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   NE   99 miles [159.3 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SW   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   NE   Less than 2 miles
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   WNW   28 miles [45.1 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
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Vegreville: www.vegreville.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 Vegreville 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 Vegreville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vegreville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Vegreville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vegreville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vegreville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4972, Longitude: -112.0524     [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 Vegreville), 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 Vegreville.



 
 
 

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