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Busby, Alberta

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The location of Busby

Introduction ...

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

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Around Busby ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southeast of Busby. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the southeast of Busby and has a population of 57,700 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 and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Alcomdale   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Alexander   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Birch Cove   [Map]   38   W   18 miles [29 km]
Calahoo   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cardiff   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Manola   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mearns   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Nakamun Park   [Map]   88   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Riviere Qui Barre   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rossington   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sunrise Beach   [Map]   170   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Busby ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport (FAA ID: CFB6)   [Map]   ESE   36 miles [57.9 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 Busby.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Busby. 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]   SSE   46 miles [74 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   195 miles [313.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport (FAA ID: CFB6)   [Map]   ESE   36 miles [57.9 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
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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Busby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9500, Longitude: -113.9000     [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 Busby), 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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