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Fleet, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Fleet ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Stettler. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the west of Fleet. Stettler has a population of 5,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hanna. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the south of Fleet and has a population of 2,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fleet and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Big Valley   [Map]   351   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Consort   [Map]   739   E   41 miles [66 km]
Coronation   [Map]   1,015   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Delia   [Map]   207   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Erskine   [Map]   ---   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hughenden   [Map]   231   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lougheed   [Map]   217   N   41 miles [66 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Strome   [Map]   252   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Veteran   [Map]   293   E   28 miles [45.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Alliance   [Map]   158   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Batter Junction   [Map]   ---   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Berkinshaw   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bonar   [Map]   ---   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Botha   [Map]   185   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Brownfield   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Byemoor   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Dowling   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Endiang   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gadsby   [Map]   35   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Galahad   [Map]   134   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hemaruka   [Map]   ---   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Spondin   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Watts   [Map]   ---   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fleet ...

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.

Alliance   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the North of Fleet   [Map]
Byemoor   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Coronation   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Galahad   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Hartshorn   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Leo   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Throne   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Veteran   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Fleet ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   NNW   32 miles [51.5 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 Fleet.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fleet. 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   NW   111 miles [178.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   121 miles [194.7 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   E   213 miles [342.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   N   65 miles [104.6 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   W   91 miles [146.5 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   NE   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   NNW   32 miles [51.5 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
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]
        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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fleet. 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 Fleet 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 that begins in Fleet. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fleet) 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 Fleet. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fleet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fleet. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.1500, Longitude: -111.7333     [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 Fleet), 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 Fleet.