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Gunn, Alberta

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The location of Gunn

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Gunn ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southeast of Gunn. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the east of Gunn and has a population of 57,700 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 Gunn and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   46 miles [74 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Birch Cove   [Map]   38   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Castle Island   [Map]   22   S   5 miles [8 km]
Darwell   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fallis   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Glenevis   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lac Sainte Anne   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Nakamun Park   [Map]   88   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rich Valley   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Yellowstone   [Map]   170   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gunn ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   ESE   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 Gunn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gunn. 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]   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   185 miles [297.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   S   112 miles [180.2 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   ESE   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   ESE   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
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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 Gunn. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gunn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7910, Longitude: -114.3619     [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 Gunn), 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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