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High Level, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to High Level.

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Around High Level ...

High Level is the largest city within a 50 mile [80 km] radius.

The next largest community is La Crete. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southeast of High Level and has a population of 2,400 people.<1>

For comparison, High Level has a population of 3,600 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 High Level and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Beaver Ranch 163   [Map]   15   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bushe River 207   [Map]   400   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fort Vermilion   [Map]   ---   E   41 miles [66 km]
Paddle Prairie   [Map]   ---   S   41 miles [66 km]
Upper Hay River 212   [Map]   289   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Meander River   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rocky Lane   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near High Level ...

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.

Paddle Prairie   -   41 miles [66 km] to the South of High Level   [Map]
Rocky Lane   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the East   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for High Level ...

Looking for more information about High Level? 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 High Level, 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 High Level.

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
    High Level Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for High Level

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near High Level ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
High Level Airport(YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   CYOJ   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
La Crete Airport   [Map]   CFN5   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fort Vermilion Airport   [Map]   CEZ4   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rainbow Lake Airport(YOP/CYOP)   [Map]   CYOP   W   81 miles [130.4 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 High Level.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from High Level. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
High Level Airport(YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   CYOJ   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rainbow Lake Airport(YOP/CYOP)   [Map]   CYOP   W   81 miles [130.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
La Crete Airport   [Map]   CFN5   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fort Vermilion Airport   [Map]   CEZ4   E   43 miles [69.2 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.

High Level Airport   (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Rainbow Lake Airport   (YOP/CYOP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for High Level:

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 High Level 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 that begins in High Level. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- High Level) 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 High Level. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from High Level

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in High Level. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.5152, Longitude: -117.1404     [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 High Level), 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 High Level.