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Introduction ...

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

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Around Forestburg ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Camrose. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northwest of Forestburg. Camrose has a population of 17,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Stettler. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southwest of Forestburg and has a population of 5,800 people.

For comparison, Forestburg has a population of 900 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 Forestburg and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alix   [Map]   851   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bashaw   [Map]   796   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bawlf   [Map]   367   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Big Valley   [Map]   351   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Coronation   [Map]   1,015   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Holden   [Map]   398   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mirror   [Map]   ---   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
New Norway   [Map]   323   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   N   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alliance   [Map]   158   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ankerton   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Berkinshaw   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Botha   [Map]   185   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gadsby   [Map]   35   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Galahad   [Map]   134   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Heisler   [Map]   153   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kelsey   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lougheed   [Map]   217   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Meeting Creek   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Red Willow   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rosalind   [Map]   190   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Strome   [Map]   252   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Forestburg ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast of Forestburg   [Map]
Daysland   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Fleet   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Galahad   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Leo   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Meeting Creek   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Red Willow   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Viking   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the North   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forestburg ...

Looking for more information about Forestburg? 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 Forestburg, 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 Forestburg.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Forestburg ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   SW   Less than 2 miles
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   W   37 miles [59.5 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 Forestburg.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Forestburg. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   131 miles [210.8 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   E   228 miles [366.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   WSW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   ENE   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   SW   Less than 2 miles
Killam - Sedgewick Airport   [Map]   CEK6   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   W   37 miles [59.5 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
 
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
        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
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Forestburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Forestburg 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 stretches from Forestburg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Forestburg) 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 Forestburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forestburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forestburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5839, Longitude: -112.0683     [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 Forestburg), 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 Forestburg.