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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Fort Assiniboine.

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Around Fort Assiniboine ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Whitecourt. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the west of Fort Assiniboine. Whitecourt has a population of 9,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Westlock. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the east of Fort Assiniboine and has a population of 4,800 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 Fort Assiniboine and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Clyde   [Map]   470   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Sangudo   [Map]   364   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Swan Hills   [Map]   1,645   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Vimy   [Map]   ---   E   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bloomsbury   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Camp Creek   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Campsie   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cosmo   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fawcett   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Freedom   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Green Court   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Linaria   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lone Pine   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lunnford   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Manola   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Neerlandia   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Roselea   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tiger Lily   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Vega   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fort Assiniboine ...

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.

Birch Cove   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Southeast of Fort Assiniboine   [Map]
Cosmo   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Fawcett   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Flatbush   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Freedom   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Green Court   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Highridge   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lone Pine   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the West   [Map]
Tiger Lily   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Assiniboine ...

Looking for more information about Fort Assiniboine? 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 Fort Assiniboine, 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 Fort Assiniboine.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Fort Assiniboine


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Airports Near Fort Assiniboine ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Swan Hills Airport   [Map]   CEM5   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   ESE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SE   59 miles [95 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 Fort Assiniboine.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fort Assiniboine. 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   SE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   224 miles [360.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Swan Hills Airport   [Map]   CEM5   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Whitecourt Airport(YZU/CYZU)   [Map]   CYZU   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   ESE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SE   59 miles [95 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
 
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Assiniboine. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.3350, Longitude: -114.7714     [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 Fort Assiniboine), 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 Fort Assiniboine.