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The location of Beacon Corner









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Beacon Corner.

This page contains five sections:

Around Beacon Corner ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cold Lake. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of Beacon Corner. Cold Lake has a population of 12,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bonnyville. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the east of Beacon Corner and has a population of 6,200 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 Beacon Corner and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Ardmore   [Map]   ---   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Dewberry   [Map]   196   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fort Kent   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mallaig   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pelican Narrows   [Map]   141   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Vilna   [Map]   274   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Bonnyville Beach   [Map]   97   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boyne Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Franchere   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Goodridge   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gurneyville   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hoselaw   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Iron River   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
La Corey   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Lafond   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Saint Brides   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Saint Edouard   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saint Lina   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Saint Vincent   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Sugden   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Therien   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Beacon Corner ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Beacon Corner. 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 Beacon Corner ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
St. Paul Airport (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bonnyville Airport (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Elk Pt. Airport (FAA ID: CEJ6)   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 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 Beacon Corner.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Beacon Corner. 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]   WSW   115 miles [185.1 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   SE   230 miles [370.1 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSW   243 miles [391.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cold Lake Rgnl.  (FAA ID: CEN5)   [Map]   ENE   41 miles [66 km]
Lloydminster Airport  (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   SE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   SSW   80 miles [128.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
St. Paul Airport (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bonnyville Airport (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Elk Pt. Airport (FAA ID: CEJ6)   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 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
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
  Website for Lloydminster Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Beacon Corner 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Beacon Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beacon Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1814, Longitude: -111.1514     [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 Beacon Corner), 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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