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Kapasiwin, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Kapasiwin ...

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

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the east of Kapasiwin and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Kapasiwin has a population of 39 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Kapasiwin and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   E   18 miles [29 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   945   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Betula Beach   [Map]   15   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Carvel   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Duffield   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fallis   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Keephills   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lake Isle   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Point Alison   [Map]   15   W   Less than 2 miles
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Smithfield   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wabamun   [Map]   601   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
West Cove   [Map]   169   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kapasiwin ...

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.

Castle Island   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North of Kapasiwin   [Map]
Gunn   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Keephills   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rolling Heights   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the East   [Map]
Silver Sands   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Stony Plain   -   18 miles [29 km] to the East   [Map]
Sunset Point   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Tomahawk   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Yellowstone   -   12 miles [19.3 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 Kapasiwin.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   ESE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NW   40 miles [64.4 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 Kapasiwin.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Kapasiwin. 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   ESE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   169 miles [272 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Drayton Valley Airport   [Map]   CER3   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   NW   40 miles [64.4 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
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kapasiwin. 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 Kapasiwin 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 that starts in Kapasiwin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kapasiwin) 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 Kapasiwin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kapasiwin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kapasiwin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5500, Longitude: -114.4500     [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 Kapasiwin), 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 Kapasiwin.