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The location of Forestburg









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

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 from Forestburg and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
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]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Alliance   [Map]   158   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ankerton   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Battle River   [Map]   ---   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bellshill   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 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]
Lougheed   [Map]   217   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Red Willow   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 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 ...

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

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 Page for Forestburg.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Forestburg Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page 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>   DirDistance
Forestburg Airport (FAA ID: CEF6)   [Map]   SW   Less than 2 miles
Killam - Sedgewick Airport (FAA ID: CEK6)   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Castor Airport (FAA ID: CER2)   [Map]   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport (FAA ID: CFR2)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hardisty Airport (FAA ID: CEA5)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stettler Airport (FAA ID: CEJ3)   [Map]   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bashaw Airport (FAA ID: CFK2)   [Map]   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity 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)   DirDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SW   131 miles [210.8 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   E   228 miles [366.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Forestburg Airport (FAA ID: CEF6)   [Map]   SW   Less than 2 miles
Killam - Sedgewick Airport (FAA ID: CEK6)   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Castor Airport (FAA ID: CER2)   [Map]   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport (FAA ID: CFR2)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hardisty Airport (FAA ID: CEA5)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stettler Airport (FAA ID: CEJ3)   [Map]   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bashaw Airport (FAA ID: CFK2)   [Map]   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
  Website for Lloydminster Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: https://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 '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- Forestburg) 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 Forestburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 we use 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>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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