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 The location of Boat Harbour 

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Around Boat Harbour ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Saint Anthony. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southeast of Boat Harbour. Saint Anthony has a population of 2,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Blanc Sablon (QC). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of Boat Harbour and has a population of 1,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Boat Harbour and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Anchor Point   [Map]     309   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Conche   [Map]     225   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cooks Harbour   [Map]     190   E   5 miles [8 km]
Flowers Cove   [Map]     270   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Forteau   [Map]     448   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Goose Cove East   [Map]     234   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
L'Anse au Clair   [Map]     226   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
L'Anse au Loup   [Map]     593   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Main Brook   [Map]     293   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mary's Harbour   [Map]     417   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Raleigh   [Map]     248   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Red Bay   [Map]     227   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Roddickton   [Map]     911   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Saint Lunaire - Griquet   [Map]     666   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
West Saint Modeste   [Map]     140   W   31 miles [49.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Burnt Village   [Map]       S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eddies Cove   [Map]       SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Goose Cove   [Map]       SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Great Brehat   [Map]       SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Green Island Brook   [Map]       SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Griguet   [Map]       E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gunners Cove   [Map]       E   23 miles [37 km]
L'Anse aux Meadows   [Map]       E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Locks Cove   [Map]       S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Saint Anthony Bight   [Map]       SE   23 miles [37 km]
Ship Cove   [Map]       E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Spillars Cove   [Map]       E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Spring Village   [Map]       S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Starks Bight   [Map]       SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wild Bight   [Map]       E   3 miles [4.8 km]

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Boat Harbour. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

Airports Near Boat Harbour ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  Location  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Anthony Airport(YAY/CYAY)   [Map]     Saint Anthony  CYAY   SSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mary's Harbour Airport(YMH/CYMH)   [Map]     Mary's Harbour  CYMH   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lourdes de Blanc Sablon Airport(YBX/CYBX)   [Map]     Blanc Sablon (QC)  CYBX   W   52 miles [83.7 km]
St. Lewis (Fox Harbour) Airport(IATA:YFX)   [Map]     Saint Lewis  CCK4   NNE   56 miles [90.1 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 Boat Harbour.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Boat Harbour. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Anthony Airport(YAY/CYAY)   [Map]     Saint Anthony  CYAY   SSW   13 miles [20.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)     Location  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mary's Harbour Airport(YMH/CYMH)   [Map]     Mary's Harbour  CYMH   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lourdes de Blanc Sablon Airport(YBX/CYBX)   [Map]     Blanc Sablon (QC)  CYBX   W   52 miles [83.7 km]
St. Lewis (Fox Harbour) Airport(IATA:YFX)   [Map]     Saint Lewis  CCK4   NNE   56 miles [90.1 km]

Detailed Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

St. Anthony Airport(YAY/CYAY)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mary's Harbour Airport(YMH/CYMH)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lourdes de Blanc Sablon Airport(YBX/CYBX)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Boat Harbour. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.


The Panormaio photo collection may have pictures for the area around Boat Harbour:

Panoramio.com

Working on your genealogy? These are excellent websites to start with when searching in and around the area of Boat Harbour:

Cyndi's List for the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador
Family Search for the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador
CanadaGenWeb for the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Boat Harbour.






Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Boat Harbour 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 that starts at Boat Harbour. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Boat Harbour) 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 Boat Harbour. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Boat Harbour

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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 Boat Harbour), 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 Boat Harbour.



 
 
 

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