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Introduction ...

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

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Around Vilna ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bonnyville. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Vilna. Bonnyville has a population of 6,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vegreville. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of Vilna and has a population of 5,700 people.

For comparison, Vilna has a population of 270 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Andrew   [Map]   465   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lac la Biche   [Map]   2,758   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   S   28 miles [45.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bellis   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Boian   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Boyne Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edwand   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Foisy   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Goodfish Lake   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
McRae   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Saddle Lake   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Saint Brides   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Spedden   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stry   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Whitford   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   S   21 miles [33.8 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Vilna ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   S   41 miles [66 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NW   47 miles [75.6 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 Vilna.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Vilna. 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   87 miles [140 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   225 miles [362.1 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   254 miles [408.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   S   70 miles [112.7 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ENE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   SE   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   S   41 miles [66 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   NW   47 miles [75.6 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
 
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [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
 
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [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 Vilna 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 from Vilna. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vilna) 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 Vilna. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vilna

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vilna. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1165, Longitude: -111.9214     [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 Vilna), 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 Vilna.



 
 
 

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