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Bondiss, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Bondiss ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Athabasca. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the west of Bondiss. Athabasca has a population of 3,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lac la Biche. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the northeast of Bondiss and has a population of 2,500 people.

For comparison, Bondiss has a population of 130 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 Bondiss and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Centre Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mewatha Beach   [Map]   167   NW   Less than 2 miles
Plamondon   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Vilna   [Map]   274   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   S   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Abee   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Amber Valley   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Atmore   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Caslan   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Donatville   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ellscott   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grassland   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hylo   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kikino   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Perryvale   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rochester   [Map]   ---   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Venice   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bondiss ...

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.

Amber Valley   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest of Bondiss   [Map]
Blue Jay   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Grassland   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Hollow Lake   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the South   [Map]
Properity   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Spruce Valley   -   18 miles [29 km] to the North   [Map]
Sprucefield   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Weasel Creek   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   ENE   29 miles [46.7 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 Bondiss.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bondiss. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SSW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   246 miles [395.9 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   298 miles [479.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   E   97 miles [156.1 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSE   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   ENE   29 miles [46.7 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
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
        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 Bondiss. 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 Bondiss 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 beginning in Bondiss. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bondiss) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bondiss. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bondiss

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bondiss. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.5953, Longitude: -112.7019     [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 Bondiss), 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 Bondiss.