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Grouard Mission, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Grouard Mission.

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Around Grouard Mission ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is High Prairie. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the southwest of Grouard Mission. High Prairie has a population of 2,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Falher. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the west of Grouard Mission and has a population of 940 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 Grouard Mission and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Canyon Creek   [Map]   ---   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Drift Pile River 150   [Map]   720   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Enilda   [Map]   ---   W   46 miles [74 km]
Faust   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Joussard   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kinuso   [Map]   219   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Reno   [Map]   ---   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Swan River 150E   [Map]   305   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Widewater   [Map]   ---   E   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Arcadia   [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Assineau   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Atikameg   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Driftpile   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gift Lake   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Grouard   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Guy   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Kathleen   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sunset House   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Grouard Mission ...

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.

Driftpile   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast of Grouard Mission   [Map]
Gift Lake   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Guy   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Heart River   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Kathleen   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Salt Prairie   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Springburn   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sunset House   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grouard Mission. 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 Grouard Mission ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   WNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   SW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   ESE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NW   69 miles [111 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 Grouard Mission.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Grouard Mission. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NW   69 miles [111 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   W   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   WNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Valleyview Airport   [Map]   CEL5   SW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   ESE   56 miles [90.1 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Slave Lake Airport   (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Grouard Mission 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 from Grouard Mission. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grouard Mission) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grouard Mission. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.5344, Longitude: -116.1536     [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 Grouard Mission), 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 Grouard Mission.