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The location of Brosseau

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Brosseau ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bonnyville. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Brosseau. Bonnyville has a population of 6,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vegreville. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the southwest of Brosseau and has a population of 5,700 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Andrew   [Map]   465   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Holden   [Map]   398   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ryley   [Map]   458   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Vermilion   [Map]   4,036   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   S   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beauvallon   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boian   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Foisy   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hairy Hill   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kaleland   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lafond   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Morecambe   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Musidora   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Saddle Lake   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Saint Brides   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stry   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Whitford   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   W   18 miles [29 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brosseau ...

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.

Elk Point   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the East of Brosseau   [Map]
Flat Lake   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hairy Hill   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Horseshoe Bay   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Inland   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Owlseye   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Saddle Lake   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Two Hills   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   E   37 miles [59.5 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 Brosseau.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brosseau. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   WSW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   208 miles [334.7 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   235 miles [378.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   ESE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   NE   74 miles [119.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   E   37 miles [59.5 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
 
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]
        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
 
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [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 Brosseau. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brosseau. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7833, Longitude: -111.6833     [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 Brosseau), 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 Brosseau.