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Introduction ...

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

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Around Vermilion ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lloydminster. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the east of Vermilion. Lloydminster has a population of 18,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lloydminster (SK). It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the east of Vermilion and has a population of 9,800 people.

For comparison, Vermilion has a population of 3,900 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Blackfoot   [Map]   ---   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Edgerton   [Map]   373   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Kitscoty   [Map]   709   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Marwayne   [Map]   516   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Wainwright   [Map]   5,426   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Marshall (SK)   [Map]   608   E   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alcurve   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Beauvallon   [Map]   ---   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Borradaile   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Clandonald   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Derwent   [Map]   117   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dewberry   [Map]   196   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fabyan   [Map]   ---   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Heinsburg   [Map]   ---   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Innisfree   [Map]   233   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Islay   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kinsella   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Minburn   [Map]   65   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Morecambe   [Map]   ---   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Paradise Valley   [Map]   183   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Streamstown   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vermilion ...

Looking for more information about Vermilion? 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 Vermilion, 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 Vermilion.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Vermilion ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vermilion Airport(YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   CYVG   ENE   Less than 2 miles
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   WSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   WNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   NNW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   WNW   49 miles [78.9 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 Vermilion.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Vermilion. 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   112 miles [180.2 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   191 miles [307.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   204 miles [328.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   WSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   NNE   81 miles [130.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vermilion Airport(YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   CYVG   ENE   Less than 2 miles
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   WNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   NNW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   WNW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   SSW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   SW   54 miles [86.9 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
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
        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
 
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Vermilion: www.vermilion.ca/

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 Vermilion 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 from Vermilion. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vermilion) 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 Vermilion. 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 Vermilion

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vermilion. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3540, Longitude: -110.8465     [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 Vermilion), 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 Vermilion.



 
 
 

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