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The location of Bilby









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Bilby ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the east of Bilby. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the east of Bilby and has a population of 57,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   32 miles [51.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Alexander   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Calahoo   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Castle Island   [Map]   22   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clearwater Estates   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Erin Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Grandmuir Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Panorama Heights   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Riviere Qui Barre   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rolling Heights   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sunrise Beach   [Map]   170   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bilby ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport (FAA ID: CFB6)   [Map]   E   41 miles [66 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   ESE   44 miles [70.8 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Bilby.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bilby. 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]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   178 miles [286.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   ESE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   S   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport (FAA ID: CFB6)   [Map]   E   41 miles [66 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   ESE   44 miles [70.8 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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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 Bilby. 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 Bilby 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bilby) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bilby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7000, Longitude: -114.1000     [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 Bilby), 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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