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Erith, Alberta

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The location of Erith

Introduction ...

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

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Around Erith ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Hinton. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the west of Erith. Hinton has a population of 9,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Edson. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the northeast of Erith and has a population of 8,500 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 Erith and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   DirDistance
Brule   [Map]     W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Cadomin   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mackay   [Map]     E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Marlboro   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Niton Junction   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Obed   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Peers   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Robb   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Carrot Creek   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Coalspur   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Haddock   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Luscar   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Mercoal   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pinedale   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Erith ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Edson Airport (YET/CYET)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hinton / Entrance Airport (FAA ID: CEE4)   [Map]   W   41 miles [66 km]
Jasper - Hinton Airport (FAA ID: CEC4)   [Map]   W   44 miles [70.8 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 Erith.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Erith. 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   128 miles [206 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SE   194 miles [312.2 km]
Kelowna Intl.  (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   SSW   265 miles [426.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edson Airport (YET/CYET)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hinton / Entrance Airport (FAA ID: CEE4)   [Map]   W   41 miles [66 km]
Jasper - Hinton Airport (FAA ID: CEC4)   [Map]   W   44 miles [70.8 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
Edson Airport   (YET/CYET)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Erith. 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 Erith 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Erith) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Erith. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4167, Longitude: -116.6833     [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 Erith), 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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