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Bezanson, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Bezanson ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Grande Prairie. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the west of Bezanson. Grande Prairie has a population of 54,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sexsmith. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northwest of Bezanson and has a population of 2,400 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 from Bezanson and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Beaverlodge   [Map]   2,264   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Buffalo Lake   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Clairmont   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Debolt   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hythe   [Map]   821   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
La Glace   [Map]   ---   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Riverview Pines Subdivision   [Map]   ---   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rycroft   [Map]   638   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Spirit River   [Map]   1,148   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Valhalla Centre   [Map]   ---   W   41 miles [66 km]
Valleyview   [Map]   1,725   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Wembley   [Map]   1,443   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Woking   [Map]   ---   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bezanson   [Map]     SW   Less than 2 miles
Calais   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Crooked Creek   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dimsdale   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grovedale   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Huallen   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Peoria   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Teepee Creek   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wanham   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Webster   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Whitemud Creek   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bezanson ...

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.

Beaverlodge   -   43 miles [69.2 km] to the West of Bezanson   [Map]
Crooked Creek   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Sexsmith   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Spirit River   -   42 miles [67.6 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sturgeon Heights   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Teepee Creek   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Bezanson ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   W   21 miles [33.8 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 Bezanson.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bezanson. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NNE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   WNW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Fort St. John Airport (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   CYXJ   NW   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Beaverlodge Airport   [Map]   CEU2   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   ESE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   N   58 miles [93.3 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   NE   59 miles [95 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
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fort St. John Airport   (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Saint John Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bezanson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.2327, Longitude: -118.3551     [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 Bezanson), 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 Bezanson.