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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Violet Grove.

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Around Violet Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Stony Plain. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northeast of Violet Grove. Stony Plain has a population of 15,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Drayton Valley. It lies just northeast of Violet Grove and has a population of 7,000 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
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Breton   [Map]   550   E   23 miles [37 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Garden Grove Estates   [Map]   ---   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Mulhurst Bay   [Map]   ---   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   945   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Warburg   [Map]   621   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Wildwood   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Alder Flats   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Alsike   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Berrymoor   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boggy Hall   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Buck Creek   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Buck Lake   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Burtonsville   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Carnwood   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Cynthia   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Entwistle   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lindale   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lodgepole   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rocky Rapids   [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Round Valley   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tomahawk   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Violet Grove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   NNE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rimbey Airport   [Map]   CFC7   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Rocky Mountain House Airport(YRM/CYRM)   [Map]   CYRM   S   51 miles [82.1 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   N   53 miles [85.3 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NE   59 miles [95 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   E   60 miles [96.6 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SE   83 miles [133.6 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 Violet Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Violet Grove. 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   E   60 miles [96.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSE   148 miles [238.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SE   83 miles [133.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   NNE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rimbey Airport   [Map]   CFC7   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Rocky Mountain House Airport(YRM/CYRM)   [Map]   CYRM   S   51 miles [82.1 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   N   53 miles [85.3 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NE   59 miles [95 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
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International 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
 
Rocky Mountain House Airport   (YRM/CYRM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Violet Grove. 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 Violet Grove 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 that starts in Violet Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Violet Grove) 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 Violet Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Violet Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Violet Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.1667, Longitude: -115.0333     [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 Violet Grove), 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 Violet Grove.



 
 
 

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