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Alberta Beach, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Alberta Beach.

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Around Alberta Beach ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the east of Alberta Beach. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the east of Alberta Beach and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Alberta Beach has a population of 880 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 Alberta Beach and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   46 miles [74 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Castle Island   [Map]   22   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Duffield   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fallis   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gunn   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kapasiwin   [Map]   39   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Smithfield   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   N   Less than 2 miles
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   SW   Less than 2 miles
Wabamun   [Map]   601   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Yellowstone   [Map]   170   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Alberta Beach ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Castle Island   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North of Alberta Beach   [Map]
Gunn   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Rich Valley   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Rolling Heights   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Silver Sands   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Sunrise Beach   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunset Point   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Yellowstone   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alberta Beach ...

Looking for more information about Alberta Beach? 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 Alberta Beach, 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 Alberta Beach.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Alberta Beach Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alberta Beach

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Alberta Beach ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   NE   40 miles [64.4 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 Alberta Beach.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Alberta Beach. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   177 miles [284.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   S   104 miles [167.4 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   NE   40 miles [64.4 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
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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 Alberta Beach 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 stretches from Alberta Beach. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alberta Beach) 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 Alberta Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alberta Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alberta Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6755, Longitude: -114.3529     [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 Alberta Beach), 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 Alberta Beach.