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Introduction ...

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

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Around Wainwright ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lloydminster. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northeast of Wainwright. Lloydminster has a population of 18,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lloydminster (SK). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northeast of Wainwright and has a population of 9,800 people.

For comparison, Wainwright has a population of 5,900 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 Wainwright and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Blackfoot   [Map]   ---   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Chauvin   [Map]   308   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Edgerton   [Map]   373   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Kitscoty   [Map]   709   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Provost   [Map]   2,072   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vermilion   [Map]   4,036   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Marsden (SK)   [Map]   234   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Marshall (SK)   [Map]   608   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Neilburg (SK)   [Map]   394   E   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Amisk   [Map]   172   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Borradaile   [Map]   ---   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Czar   [Map]   175   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fabyan   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Greenshields   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Heath   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hughenden   [Map]   231   S   23 miles [37 km]
Jarrow   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Kinsella   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lougheed   [Map]   217   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
McLaughlin   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Metiskow   [Map]   ---   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Paradise Valley   [Map]   183   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ribstone   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rivercourse   [Map]   ---   E   35 miles [56.3 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wainwright ...

Looking for more information about Wainwright? 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 Wainwright, 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 Wainwright.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Wainwright ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Vermilion Airport(YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   CYVG   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Provost Airport   [Map]   CEH6   SE   42 miles [67.6 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 Wainwright.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wainwright. 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   WNW   117 miles [188.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   179 miles [288.1 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   180 miles [289.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   WNW   45 miles [72.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Vermilion Airport(YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   CYVG   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Provost Airport   [Map]   CEH6   SE   42 miles [67.6 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
 
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [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
 
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wainwright. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.8387, Longitude: -110.8505     [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 Wainwright), 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 Wainwright.



 
 
 

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