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Carvel, Alberta

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The location of Carvel

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Carvel ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the east of Carvel. 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 east of Carvel 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 starting from Carvel and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   N   41 miles [66 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clearwater Estates   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Duffield   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Garden Grove Estates   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Green Acre Estates   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kapasiwin   [Map]   39   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Keephills   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Peterburn Estates   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Point Alison   [Map]   15   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Smithfield   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Westlake Estates   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Carvel ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   WSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NNW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NNE   46 miles [74 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 Carvel.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Carvel. 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]   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   167 miles [268.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   S   94 miles [151.3 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   ESE   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   WSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NNW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NNE   46 miles [74 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Carvel 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carvel) 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 Carvel. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carvel

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carvel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5333, Longitude: -114.2167     [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 Carvel), 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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