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The location of Entrance









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Entrance ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Hinton. It lies just northeast of Entrance. Hinton has a population of 9,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Jasper. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of Entrance and has a population of 4,100 people.

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

Community   DirDistance
Brule   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cadomin   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Marlboro   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Obed   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Robb   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Coalspur   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Luscar   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Mercoal   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Pocahontas   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Swan Landing   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Entrance ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Entrance. 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 Entrance ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Hinton / Entrance Airport (FAA ID: CEE4)   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
Jasper - Hinton Airport (FAA ID: CEC4)   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 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 Entrance.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Entrance. 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]   E   169 miles [272 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SE   219 miles [352.4 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   SSW   246 miles [395.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Hinton / Entrance Airport (FAA ID: CEE4)   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
Jasper - Hinton Airport (FAA ID: CEC4)   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 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
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jasper Airport   (YJA/CYJA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edson Airport   (YET/CYET)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Entrance. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Entrance 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- Entrance) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Entrance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3667, Longitude: -117.7000     [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 Entrance), 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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