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Daysland, Alberta

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The location of Daysland

Introduction ...

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

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Around Daysland ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Camrose. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the northwest of Daysland. Camrose has a population of 17,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wetaskiwin. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the west of Daysland and has a population of 12,500 people.

For comparison, Daysland has a population of 820 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 from Daysland and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2006
Alix   [Map]   851   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bashaw   [Map]   796   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   E   41 miles [66 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mirror   [Map]   ---   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ryley   [Map]   458   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Stettler   [Map]   5,445   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Ankerton   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bawlf   [Map]   367   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bruce   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Edberg   [Map]   155   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ferlow Junction   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Heisler   [Map]   153   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Holden   [Map]   398   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Kelsey   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kingman   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Meeting Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Ohaton   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Rosalind   [Map]   190   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Round Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Strome   [Map]   252   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Daysland ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Daysland ...

Looking for more information about Daysland? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Daysland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Daysland.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Daysland Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Daysland

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Daysland ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport (FAA ID: CFR2)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Forestburg Airport (FAA ID: CEF6)   [Map]   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport (FAA ID: CEK6)   [Map]   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Camrose Airport (FAA ID: CEQ3)   [Map]   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bashaw Airport (FAA ID: CFK2)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hardisty Airport (FAA ID: CEA5)   [Map]   ESE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Tofield Airport (FAA ID: CEV7)   [Map]   NNW   39 miles [62.8 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 Daysland.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Daysland. 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]   WNW   62 miles [99.8 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSW   142 miles [228.5 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   E   238 miles [383 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   WSW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Lloydminster Airport  (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   ENE   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport (FAA ID: CFR2)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Forestburg Airport (FAA ID: CEF6)   [Map]   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport (FAA ID: CEK6)   [Map]   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Camrose Airport (FAA ID: CEQ3)   [Map]   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bashaw Airport (FAA ID: CFK2)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hardisty Airport (FAA ID: CEA5)   [Map]   ESE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Tofield Airport (FAA ID: CEV7)   [Map]   NNW   39 miles [62.8 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker 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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
  Website for Lloydminster Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Daysland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.8666, Longitude: -112.2592     [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 Daysland), 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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