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Embarras Portage, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Embarras Portage.

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Around Embarras Portage ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fort Chipewyan. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the northeast of Embarras Portage. Fort Chipewyan has a population of 850 people.<1>

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 Embarras Portage ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<2>   DirDistance
Embarras Airport (FAA ID: CFN4)   [Map]   SSE   17 miles [27.4 km]<3>
Fort Chipewyan Airport (YPY/CYPY)   [Map]   NNE   25 miles [40.2 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 Embarras Portage.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Embarras Portage. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Embarras Airport (FAA ID: CFN4)   [Map]   SSE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fort Chipewyan Airport (YPY/CYPY)   [Map]   NNE   25 miles [40.2 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.

Fort Smith Airport   (YSM/CYSM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fort Chipewyan Airport   (YPY/CYPY)   [Map]
  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 Embarras Portage. 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 Embarras Portage 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>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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<3>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- Embarras Portage) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Embarras Portage. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.4500, Longitude: -111.5000     [Map].

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Embarras Portage), 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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