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The location of John D'Or Prairie









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to John D'Or Prairie.

This page contains four sections:

Around John D'Or Prairie ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is La Crete. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of John D'Or Prairie. La Crete has a population of 2,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fort Vermilion. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the west of John D'Or Prairie and has a population of 730 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 from John D'Or Prairie and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Beaver Ranch 163   [Map]   15   W   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Adams Landing   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Buffalo Head Prairie   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fox Lake   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near John D'Or Prairie ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for John D'Or Prairie.

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 John D'Or Prairie ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to John D'Or Prairie.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Fort Vermilion Airport (FAA ID: CEZ4)   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
La Crete Airport (FAA ID: CFN5)   [Map]   WSW   49 miles [78.9 km]
High Level Airport (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   W   73 miles [117.5 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 John D'Or Prairie.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from John D'Or Prairie. 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)   DirDistance
High Level Airport (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   W   73 miles [117.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fort Vermilion Airport (FAA ID: CEZ4)   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
La Crete Airport (FAA ID: CFN5)   [Map]   WSW   49 miles [78.9 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for John D'Or Prairie 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- John D'Or Prairie) 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 John D'Or Prairie. 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 John D'Or Prairie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in John D'Or Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.5000, Longitude: -115.1333     [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 John D'Or Prairie), 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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