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Foisy, Alberta

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The location of Foisy

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Foisy ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bonnyville. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of Foisy. Bonnyville has a population of 6,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vegreville. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southwest of Foisy and has a population of 5,700 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 Foisy and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Andrew   [Map]   465   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Chipman   [Map]   238   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Vermilion   [Map]   4,036   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Vilna   [Map]   274   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   W   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beauvallon   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Boian   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brosseau   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Duvernay   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hairy Hill   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Kaleland   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lafond   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Morecambe   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Musidora   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Saddle Lake   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Saint Brides   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stry   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Foisy ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
St. Paul Airport (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Two Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEL6)   [Map]   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vegreville Airport (FAA ID: CEV3)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Elk Pt. Airport (FAA ID: CEJ6)   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 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 Foisy.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Foisy. 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]   WSW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSW   216 miles [347.6 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   ESE   234 miles [376.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   SSW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.  (FAA ID: CEN5)   [Map]   NE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Lloydminster Airport  (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   ESE   73 miles [117.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
St. Paul Airport (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Two Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEL6)   [Map]   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vegreville Airport (FAA ID: CEV3)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Elk Pt. Airport (FAA ID: CEJ6)   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 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
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
  Website for Lloydminster Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
  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 Foisy. 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 Foisy 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- Foisy) 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 Foisy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Foisy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Foisy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8833, Longitude: -111.5833     [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 Foisy), 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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