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Hoselaw, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Hoselaw ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cold Lake. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northeast of Hoselaw. Cold Lake has a population of 12,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bonnyville. It lies just northeast of Hoselaw and has a population of 6,200 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Hoselaw and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Ardmore   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Derwent   [Map]   117   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dewberry   [Map]   196   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fort Kent   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mallaig   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pelican Narrows   [Map]   141   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Vilna   [Map]   274   W   41 miles [66 km]
Pierceland (SK)   [Map]   498   E   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Beaverdam   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bonnyville Beach   [Map]   97   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Franchere   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Goodridge   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gurneyville   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Iron River   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
La Corey   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Lafond   [Map]   ---   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lindbergh   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Riverview   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Saint Brides   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Saint Edouard   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Saint Lina   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Saint Vincent   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Therien   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hoselaw ...

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.

Big Meadow   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast of Hoselaw   [Map]
Elk Point   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the South   [Map]
Flat Lake   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Gurneyville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Horseshoe Bay   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the West   [Map]
Iron River   -   18 miles [29 km] to the North   [Map]
Owlseye   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Pelican Narrows   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   NE   32 miles [51.5 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 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 Hoselaw.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hoselaw. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   WSW   124 miles [199.6 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   SE   222 miles [357.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   248 miles [399.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   SSE   69 miles [111 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSW   84 miles [135.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   WSW   23 miles [37 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
        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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hoselaw. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hoselaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1822, Longitude: -110.9031     [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 Hoselaw), 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 Hoselaw.