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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Joussard ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Slave Lake. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the east of Joussard. Slave Lake has a population of 6,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is High Prairie. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the west of Joussard and has a population of 2,700 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 Joussard and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Canyon Creek   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Drift Pile River 150   [Map]   720   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Faust   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kinuso   [Map]   219   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Swan River 150E   [Map]   305   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Widewater   [Map]   ---   E   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Arcadia   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Assineau   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Atikameg   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Driftpile   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gift Lake   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Grouard   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kathleen   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sunset House   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wagner   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Joussard ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
High Prairie Airport (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Slave Lake Airport (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   E   46 miles [74 km]
Donnelly Airport (FAA ID: CFM4)   [Map]   WNW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Swan Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEM5)   [Map]   SSE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Valleyview Airport (FAA ID: CEL5)   [Map]   WSW   58 miles [93.3 km]
Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   NW   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Joussard.

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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   NW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Grande Prairie Airport  (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   W   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
High Prairie Airport (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Slave Lake Airport (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   E   46 miles [74 km]
Donnelly Airport (FAA ID: CFM4)   [Map]   WNW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Swan Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEM5)   [Map]   SSE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Valleyview Airport (FAA ID: CEL5)   [Map]   WSW   58 miles [93.3 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
 
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
  Website for Grande Prairie Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Slave Lake Airport   (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Joussard 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Joussard) 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 Joussard. 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 Joussard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Joussard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3985, Longitude: -115.9507     [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 Joussard), 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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