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Ferintosh, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Ferintosh ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Red Deer. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southwest of Ferintosh. Red Deer has a population of 90,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Leduc. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northwest of Ferintosh and has a population of 24,300 people.

For comparison, Ferintosh has a population of 150 people.

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

Community   2006
Alix   [Map]   851   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bentley   [Map]   1,083   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   N   18 miles [29 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   E   46 miles [74 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Stettler   [Map]   5,445   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Bashaw   [Map]   796   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bittern Lake   [Map]   225   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Duhamel   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edberg   [Map]   155   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ferlow Junction   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gwynne   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Hobbema   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kelsey   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Meeting Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mirror   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
New Norway   [Map]   323   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ohaton   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rochon Sands   [Map]   66   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
White Sands   [Map]   120   S   21 miles [33.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ferintosh ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Daysland   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the East of Ferintosh   [Map]
Hay Lakes   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Kingman   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Meeting Creek   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mirror   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the South   [Map]
New Norway   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Red Willow   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rolly View   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Round Hill   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ferintosh ...

Looking for more information about Ferintosh? 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 Ferintosh, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ferintosh.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Ferintosh.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Ferintosh. 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 to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Ferintosh Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ferintosh

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Ferintosh ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   WSW   36 miles [57.9 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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Ferintosh.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   122 miles [196.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ENE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SW   55 miles [88.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport   [Map]   CEH3   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lacombe Airport   [Map]   CEG3   WSW   36 miles [57.9 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ferintosh. 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 Ferintosh 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Ferintosh. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ferintosh) 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 Ferintosh. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ferintosh

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ferintosh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.7647, Longitude: -112.9692     [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>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Ferintosh), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ferintosh.