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Falun, Alberta

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The location of Falun

Introduction ...

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

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Around Falun ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the north of Falun. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Red Deer. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the south of Falun and has a population of 90,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   E   41 miles [66 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Saint Albert   [Map]   57,719   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sylvan Lake   [Map]   10,703   S   46 miles [74 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   E   18 miles [29 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Argentia Beach   [Map]   52   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Crystal Springs   [Map]   112   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Golden Days   [Map]   207   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grandview   [Map]   127   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Itaska Beach   [Map]   35   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lakedell   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ma-me-o Beach   [Map]   155   W   5 miles [8 km]
Mission Beach   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mulhurst Bay   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mulhurst   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Norris Beach   [Map]   40   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pipestone   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Poplar Bay   [Map]   84   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Silver Beach   [Map]   47   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Westerose   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Falun ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Wetaskiwin Rgnl. (FAA ID: CEX3)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEH3)   [Map]   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Rimbey Airport (FAA ID: CFC7)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lacombe Airport (FAA ID: CEG3)   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Camrose Airport (FAA ID: CEQ3)   [Map]   E   42 miles [67.6 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 Falun.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Falun. 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]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   127 miles [204.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   S   53 miles [85.3 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   E   81 miles [130.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Wetaskiwin Rgnl. (FAA ID: CEX3)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEH3)   [Map]   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Rimbey Airport (FAA ID: CFC7)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lacombe Airport (FAA ID: CEG3)   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Camrose Airport (FAA ID: CEQ3)   [Map]   E   42 miles [67.6 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
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
  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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falun. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.9597, Longitude: -113.8249     [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 Falun), 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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