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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Weasel Creek.

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Around Weasel Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southwest of Weasel Creek. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Weasel Creek and has a population of 57,700 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 you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   E   18 miles [29 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   W   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Abee   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Edwand   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Egremont   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ellscott   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fedorah   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Opal   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Radway   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saint Michael   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Tawatinaw   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Warspite   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   SW   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 Weasel Creek.

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

Airports Near Weasel Creek ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   NNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   S   52 miles [83.7 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 Weasel Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Weasel Creek. 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   SSW   65 miles [104.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   216 miles [347.6 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   292 miles [469.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   E   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   NNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   S   52 miles [83.7 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
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [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
 
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [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 Weasel Creek 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 beginning in Weasel Creek. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Weasel Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weasel Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1814, Longitude: -112.9272     [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 Weasel Creek), 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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