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Bonanza, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Bonanza ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dawson Creek (BC). It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the west of Bonanza. Dawson Creek (BC) has a population of 11,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sexsmith. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Bonanza and has a population of 2,400 people.

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

Community   2006
Beaverlodge   [Map]   2,264   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Buffalo Lake   [Map]   ---   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Clairmont   [Map]   ---   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Hythe   [Map]   821   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
La Glace   [Map]   ---   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Poplar Ridge   [Map]   ---   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rycroft   [Map]   638   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Spirit River   [Map]   1,148   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Valhalla Centre   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Wembley   [Map]   1,443   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Woking   [Map]   ---   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pouce Coupe (BC)   [Map]   739   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Taylor (BC)   [Map]   1,384   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bay Tree   [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bear Canyon   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Blueberry Mountain   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Brainard   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cherry Point   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Demmitt   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gordondale   [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lymburn   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Silver Valley   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Briar Ridge (BC)   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Doe River (BC)   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rolla (BC)   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
Shearer Dale (BC)   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Tomslake (BC)   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tupper (BC)   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bonanza ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   W   18 miles [29 km]
Dawson Creek Airport   [Map]   CDC3   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Beaverlodge Airport   [Map]   CEU2   SSE   43 miles [69.2 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 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 Bonanza.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bonanza. 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
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   W   18 miles [29 km]
Fort St. John Airport (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   CYXJ   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   SE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   ENE   92 miles [148.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Dawson Creek Airport   [Map]   CDC3   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Beaverlodge Airport   [Map]   CEU2   SSE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   ENE   53 miles [85.3 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
Fort St. John Airport   (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Saint John 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bonanza. 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 Bonanza 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 beginning in Bonanza. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bonanza) 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 Bonanza. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bonanza

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonanza. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.7927, Longitude: -119.7070     [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 Bonanza), 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 Bonanza.