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Assineau, Alberta

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The location of Assineau

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Assineau ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Slave Lake. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the east of Assineau. Slave Lake has a population of 6,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is High Prairie. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of Assineau and has a population of 2,700 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 Assineau and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Canyon Creek   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Drift Pile River 150   [Map]   720   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Faust   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Joussard   [Map]   ---   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kinuso   [Map]   219   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Smith   [Map]   ---   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Swan Hills   [Map]   1,645   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Swan River 150E   [Map]   305   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Widewater   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Arcadia   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Driftpile   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Grouard   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wagner   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Assineau ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Assineau.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Assineau. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Assineau ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Slave Lake Airport (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Swan Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEM5)   [Map]   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
High Prairie Airport (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   W   50 miles [80.5 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Assineau.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SSE   156 miles [251.1 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   298 miles [479.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Slave Lake Airport (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Swan Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEM5)   [Map]   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
High Prairie Airport (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   W   50 miles [80.5 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Slave Lake Airport   (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Assineau. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3741, Longitude: -115.1904     [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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Assineau), 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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